Teaching Mathematics in Primary Schools

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Index
ability grouping 52–3
addition: in algebra 184; of fractions 183, 206, 207–8; Netherlands approach 150–1, see also Netherlands; word problems 142–3
addition algorithms, written 178–81; prerequisite knowledge 178–9; and use of concrete materials 179–81
addition, basic facts of 151–63; commutative law 155–6; count-on strategy 152–6; doubles facts 156–8; tens facts 158–61. Teaching idea 160
algebra 12, 14, 114; addition in 184; the commutative property in 247; and computer spreadsheets 240–1; early notions of 245–7; and equality and change 234–5, 246; five aspects of 245, 246; number sentences 245–6; and patterning 234, 245, see also patterns/patterning; placeholders in 245, 246
algorithms, written, Chapter 10; and use of concrete materials, see materials. See also addition algorithms, division algorithms, multiplication algorithms, subtraction algorithms
angles: geoboard activities 317, 318; in geometry 317–19; measuring 254
area: measurement of 253, 265–6; and perimeter 276–7; surface and volume 277; teaching strategies 266–8. Teaching ideas266, 267, 276
assessment, student, Chapter 6; assess, what to 84–5; communicating/reporting results 102–3; models and techniques 81–3; planning 85–8; purpose of 79–81; by questioning 92–3; record keeping 100–1; by rubrics 99–100; self/peer 96–7; tools 88–97; from student work samples and portfolios 97; from student writing 98; from written tests 84, 85, 98–9
averages 282, 283, see also central tendency, measures of
base 10 blocks 135–6, 179, 186, 187, 188, 269
base 10 numeration 56, 137, 139, 185
basic facts, Chapter 9; in addition/subtraction

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  • Title Page *
  • Foreword v
  • Contents vii
  • About This Book xi
  • About the Authors xiii
  • Chapter 1 - The Changing Face of Primary Mathematics 1
  • Further Reading *
  • References *
  • Chapter 2 - Theoretical Foundations for Contemporary Mathematics Education 21
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  • Chapter 3 - Language and Mathematics 33
  • Further Reading *
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  • Chapter 4 - Diversity and Equity 47
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  • Chapter 5 - Planning for Teaching 63
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  • Chapter 6 - Assessment 79
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  • References 105
  • Chapter 7 - Working Mathematically 106
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  • Chapter 8 - Early Number 121
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  • References 147
  • Chapter 9 - Basic Facts and Mental Computation 149
  • Further Reading 174
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  • Chapter 10 - Written Algorithms 176
  • Further Reading 196
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  • Chapter 11 - Rational Number 197
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  • Chapter 12 - Patterns and Algebra 233
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  • Chapter 13 - Measurement 250
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  • References 280
  • Chapter 14 - Chance and Data 281
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  • Chapter 15 - Space 310
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  • Index 340
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