Book: Making every maths lesson count by @MccreaEmma via @CrownHousePub

Published by Crown House Publishers

Making Every Maths Lesson Count Six Principles To Support Great Maths Teaching

12.99
9.3

Content

9.5/10

Authority

9.0/10

Accessible

9.0/10

Value

9.0/10

Pedagogical

10.0/10

Pros

  • A rich source of activities, explanations and inspiration for teaching secondary maths.
  • Illustrations throughout explain strategies in an accessible way.
  • The six principles explored all form the base for great teaching and learning.
  • Provides 52 pedagogical strategies rooted in theory and practice.
  • Book summarises key ideas in teaching secondary mathematics teaching.

Making Every Maths Lesson Count is underpinned by six pedagogical principles – challenge, explanation, modelling, practice, feedback and questioning – and presents 52 high-impact strategies designed to streamline teacher workload and ramp up the level of challenge in the maths classroom.

Throughout this book, Emma McCrea (through extensive research and practice) explores how to manage mathematical misconceptions with practical ideas on many areas of the required curriculum. The six pedagogical principles mentioned above form the heart of the book, with metacognitive questioning given space in developing cognitive strategies with pupils. 

A majority of secondary maths teachers are well-versed in supporting students towards passing exams, but embedding many concepts within students can remain a challenge. This book helps teachers to explore misconceptions, helping to explain processes with no gimmicks and sensible solutions that should help inspire a rich, challenging and evidence-based approach to teaching maths.

Suitable for maths teachers of students aged 11–18 years, and for primary school maths specialists.

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