New Book added to the Library

Learning to teach mathematics in the secondary school: a companion to school experience


Johnston-Wilder, Sue (et al. eds.)

Publisher: Routledge Taylor and Francis Group

ISBN: 978-1-138-94390-2

Acc. No.: 75181   Call No.: 510.712 J72

Learning to Teach Mathematics in the Secondary School

Book Description: Learning to Teach Mathematics in the Secondary School combines theory and practice to present a broad introduction to the opportunities and challenges of teaching mathematics in the secondary school classroom. This fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect the latest changes to the curriculum and research in the field, taking into account key developments in teacher training and education, including examinations and assessment.

Written specifically with the new and student teacher in mind, the book covers a wide range of issues related to the teaching of mathematics, such as:

  • why we teach mathematics

  • the place of mathematics in the National Curriculum

  • planning, teaching and assessing for mathematics learning

  • how to communicate mathematically

  • using digital technology to advance mathematical learning

  • working with students with special educational needs

  • post-16 teaching

  • the importance of professional development

  • the affective dimension when learning mathematics, including motivation, confidence and resilience


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