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Leading Primary Mathematics - Catherine Foley

Paperback Published: 22nd March 2019
ISBN: 9781473997974
Number Of Pages: 256

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This book provides guidance and insight into 'what mathematics leadership looks like in practice' and shows readers how they can develop from a confident teacher into a curriculum subject leader. It does this through a careful blend of pedagogy and practical application, supported by a range of real-world case studies and opportunities to reflect critically on classroom practice. Key coverage includes:

The planning and application that underpins subject leadership
How international perspectives can influence leadership of mathematics
How to develop fluency through problem solving and reasoning
How to champion inclusive practice in mathematics
Assessing children's understanding

This is essential reading for anyone studying primary mathematics on initial teacher education courses, including undergraduate (BA Ed, BA with QTS) and postgraduate (PGCE, PGDE, School Direct and SCITT) routes, NQTs seeking to develop into curriculum leadership roles and those already leading mathematics in their school.

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This book will be of use to everyone involved in teaching primary mathematics, ranging from pre-service teachers, to experienced mathematics educators. In the current education context, this book provides an appropriate balance of relevant literature and classroom activities, to support those wanting to develop their understanding of mathematics teaching and learning.

-- Dr Gwen Ineson

Section A: Leading Primary Mathematics
Chapter 1: Becoming a leader of mathematical learning
Chapter 2: Attitudes, beliefs and mindsets
Section B: Extending pedagogy
Chapter 3: International perspectives
Chapter 4: Mathematical representation
Chapter 5: Developing fluency
Chapter 6: Problem solving and reasoning
Section C: Leading inclusive mathematics teaching
Chapter 7: Assessing mathematical learning
Chapter 8: Inclusive practice in mathematics
Chapter 9: Overcoming barriers to learning in mathematics
Chapter 10: Mathematics across the curriculum
Section D: Continuing development
Chapter 11: Children and families: partners in learning
Chapter 12: Continuing professional development

ISBN: 9781473997974
ISBN-10: 1473997976
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 22nd March 2019
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 17.15  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1

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