Making Every Maths Lesson Count: Six Principles To Support Great Maths Teaching

Emma McCrea, Shaun Allison (Editor), Andy Tharby (Editor)

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Abstract

Maths classrooms are incredibly complex places. At any given time, the factors influencing the effectiveness of our teaching are boundless. This book aims to signpost a route through this complexity.

Written in the practical, engaging style of the award-winning 'Making Every Lesson Count', this volume helps teachers to move beyond trial and error by sharing evidence-informed tips and suggestions on how they can nudge the impact of their teaching in the right direction.

'Making Every Maths Lesson Count' is underpinned by six pedagogical principles challenge, explanation, modelling, practice, feedback and questioning and presents 52 high-impact strategies designed to streamline teacher workload and ramp up the level of challenge in the maths classroom.

The book draws out the key findings from the latest research on memory, learning and motivation and each chapter features numerous worked examples to demonstrate the theory in action, together with a concluding series of questions that will help maths practitioners relate the content to their own classroom practice. Furthermore, clarity is offered around the language of maths teaching and learning, and it delves into the finer points of how to identify and address any misconceptions that students may hold.

Suitable for maths teachers of students aged 11 18 years, and for primary school maths specialists.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBancyfelin, Carmarthen
PublisherCrown House
Number of pages192
ISBN (Print)9781785833328
Publication statusPublished - 16 May 2019

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    McCrea, E., Allison, S. (Ed.), & Tharby, A. (Ed.) (2019). Making Every Maths Lesson Count: Six Principles To Support Great Maths Teaching. Crown House.