Unlocking Mathematics Teaching
Edited by Valsa Koshy, Jean Murray
Routledge – 2002 – 160 pages
This is a very practical guide to the teaching of Primary numeracy for students and teachers. Accessible and interactive in style, it offers strategies, activities and examples to develop understanding and confidence in teaching numeracy and implementing the National Numeracy Strategy.
Key features include the components of numeracy, the principles for teaching numeracy to all children, how to teach numeracy to low attainers and able children, how to incorporate ICT in numeracy teaching, guidance on assessing children's numeracy, and the art of developing problem solving skills.
The content is informed and enhanced by the authors' own research and many years of involvement in teaching children, in-service work and teacher training.