This fourth book in the Mathematics Recovery series equips teachers with detailed pedagogical knowledge and resources for teaching number to 7 to 11-year olds. Drawing on extensive programs of research, curriculum development, and teacher development, the book offers a coherent, up-to-date approach emphasizing computational fluency and the progressive development of students’ mathematical sophistication. The book is organized in key domains of number instruction, including structuring numbers 1 to 20, knowledge of number words and numerals, conceptual place value, mental computation, written computation methods, fractions, and early algebraic reasoning. 

Structuring Numbers 1 to 20

Structuring numbers 1 to 20

Domain Overview

Students’ early arithmetical strategies are typically based on counting by ones. Greta, a relatively sophisticated counter, solved the task 7 + 6 by counting-on six counts from 7, ‘7: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13’ while using her fingers to keep track of the six counts. ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles