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Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School

Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School

Third Edition
  • Paul Chambers - formerly course leader for PGCE mathematics at Edge Hill University
  • Robert Timlin - Secondary mathematics teacher, Liverpool

March 2019 | 264 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This fully updated third edition looks at the fundamentals of mathematics teaching, how to plan lessons and assess learning, and how to promote an inclusive approach in the classroom.

Key new features include: 
  • Updated content reflecting: the 2014 National Curriculum in England, the Teachers' Standards and revised requirements for GCSE and A level mathematics
  • Updated 'Evidence from research' features, highlighting developments in the field
  • An expanded section on mathematical misconceptions
  • New coverage on teaching for mastery.
Chapter 1: Teaching Mathematics
Chapter 2: Fundamentals of Teaching Mathematics
Chapter 3: Planning to Teach a Mathematics Lesson
Chapter 4: The Elements of a Mathematics Lesson
Chapter 5: Learning Mathematics
Chapter 6: Assessment
Chapter 7: Inclusive Teaching
Chapter 8: Teaching Different Topics
Chapter 9: ICT in Mathematics Teaching
Chapter 10: Continuing Professional Development

Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School is a comprehensive guide covering everything about learning to teach maths. Suitable for anyone considering teaching as a profession, those already in training and new teachers, it provides excellent coverage of the theoretical and practical aspects of teaching maths in an accessible style.

Emma Mccrea
ITE Lecturer and author of Making Every Maths Lesson Count

Excellent ideas into developing practice - well supports students on the Mathematics PGCE

Mr Tom Cowan
Plymouth Institute of Education, Plymouth University
November 5, 2019

Very useful for Mentors of new teachers undertaking teaching of GCSE Maths. Provides useful information which can be used as a starting point for discussions - could also be used as a reference book for those starting out in teaching Mathematics.

Mrs Lynne Leonowicz
Secondary Education, Bedford College
April 4, 2019

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Chapter 1: Teaching Mathematics