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Primary Mathematics: Knowledge and Understanding

Primary Mathematics: Knowledge and Understanding

Seventh Edition

June 2014 | 184 pages | Learning Matters
The essential subject knowledge text for primary mathematics.  Secure subject knowledge and understanding is the foundation of confident, creative and effective teaching. This comprehensive text includes interactive tasks, a self assessment section to allow trainees to better understand their level of knowledge and M level extension boxes to provide further challenge in all chapters. This 7th edition is updated in line with the new National Curriculum and includes updated research summaries reflecting the latest thinking.  This highly recommended text helps trainee primary teachers develop and consolidate their knowledge of mathematics.
Algebra, equations, functions and graphs
Mathematical language, reasoning and proof
Self-assessment questions
Answers to self-assessment questions

Students need to look at their own knowledge and understanding of mathematics as part of the module. They are using this to help them develop their own learning.

Mrs Ranjana McLean
Department of Education, London Metropolitan University
September 16, 2015

A useful update to a resource that provides students with an alternative source to support their developing knowledge and understanding of mathematical concepts commonly addressed in the primary phase.

Michael Lansley
Department of Education, Chichester University
May 20, 2015

A really useful book. Not adopted as an essential text, but several copies in our resource centre and on our list of additional reading.

Marcus Witt
Faculty of Education, University of The West of England
February 18, 2015

Great book for second year students trying to gain subject knowledge.

Mrs Jan Gourd
Faculty of Education, University of St Mark & St John
February 17, 2015

Useful subject knowledge for learning support practitioners, this will be of use in the Supporting the Curriculum module of our Foundation Degree in learning Support and also for their day to day practice in schools.

Miss Caroline Meredith
School of Education and Innovation, Bishop Grosseteste University
December 10, 2014

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