What is the role of the mathematics specialist? What is deep
subject knowledge in mathematics? What sort of pedagogical
knowledge does a mathematics specialist need? How can you best
support your colleagues to improve mathematics teaching and
learning? Becoming a Primary Mathematics Specialist Teacher helps
you explore the role of the specialist in promoting positive
attitudes towards mathematics and developing the teaching and
learning of mathematics in your primary school. Illustrated
throughout with classroom-based examples and referenced to relevant
research, it is designed to support your development as a
reflective practitioner who can confidently review and develop
practice in your own classroom, as well as challenge and move the
whole school forward through collaborative professional
development. Essential topics explored include: The nature of the
role of the primary mathematics specialist Understanding how
attitudes to mathematics evolve, and why it is crucial to challenge
and change negativity What we mean by deep subject knowledge in
primary mathematics Pedagogical knowledge of how mathematics is
taught and learned The skills of coaching and mentoring to support
teachers and teaching assistants Unpicking the principles of
progression for high quality teaching in all years groups The key
features of deep subject knowledge and pedagogy in three areas of
the curriculum: multiplication, time and data handling. Becoming a
Primary Mathematics Specialist Teacher is an essential source of
guidance and ideas for all primary school teachers aiming to
achieve Mathematics Specialist status or already taking this role,
those studying primary mathematics as a specialism and at masters
level, and for all primary mathematics co-ordinators.
|Country of origin:
• Jenny Field
• Dave Harries
• Clare Tope
• Helen Taylor
||Electronic book text
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