Key Concepts in Teaching Primary Mathematics
 Chapters
 Front Matter
 Back Matter

 Introduction
 Aims of Mathematics Teaching
 Algorithm
 Anxiety about Mathematics
 Assessment for Learning
 Assessment for Teaching
 Cognitive Conflict
 Concept Learning
 Conservation of Quantity
 Constructivism
 Creativity in Mathematics
 CrossCultural Mathematics
 CrossCurricular Mathematics
 Deductive and Inductive Reasoning
 Differentiation
 Equivalence
 Errors
 Explanation
 Gender and Mathematics
 Generalization
 Giftedness in Mathematics
 Home as a Context for Numeracy
 Informal Calculation Method
 Investigation (Enquiry)
 Language Difficulties in Mathematics
 Low Attainment
 Making Connections
 Match and Mismatch
 Meaningful Context
 Meaningful Learning
 Mental Calculation
 Modelling Process (Representing)
 Numeracy
 Play as a Context for Learning Mathematics
 Principle Learning
 Problem Solving
 Purposeful Activity
 Questioning
 Rote Learning
 Skill Learning
 Talk
 Transformation
 Transitivity
 Using and Applying Mathematics

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Dr Derek Haylock is an education consultant and author, working particularly in the field of mathematics education. He is a Senior Fellow in Education at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, where he taught for over 20 years, undertook research in mathematics education and headed up the primary initial teacher training. He has had published a number of singleauthored, coauthored and edited books, and chapters in books. His book Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers has been a leader in the field for many years, with a third edition published in 2006.
Dr Fiona Thangata is a Lecturer in Mathematics Education at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, where she teaches on the primary Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE). She has contributed a number of articles to journals and chapters in books. She has worked in England, Scotland, Namibia and the USA as a classroom teacher, curriculum developer, inservice provider and teacher trainer.

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