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Yes, but why? Teaching for understanding in mathematics

Yes, but why? Teaching for understanding in mathematics

Second Edition
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May 2021 | 400 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Getting the right answers in maths is only half the problem. Understanding why what you’re doing works is the part that often stumps students and teachers alike. The essential guide for mathematics teachers and those training to teach, Yes, but why? answers all your questions, and sheds light on the hidden connections between everything in mathematics at school.

This second edition includes:

·         A new ‘Test yourself’ feature in every chapter

·         More coverage of the four operations

·         Enhanced discussion of fractions and proportionality

·         Downloadable figures for use in the classroom

Chapter 1: Types of Numbers (Part 1)
Chapter 2: The Four Operations: Addition and Subtraction
Chapter 3: Multiplication and Division
Chapter 4: Angles and Shapes
Chapter 5: Types of Numbers (Part 2)
Chapter 6: Fractions
Chapter 7: Proportionality
Chapter 8: Measurement
Chapter 9: Algebra
Chapter 10: Statistics and Probability
Chapter 11: Functions and Linear Graphs
Chapter 12: The Pythagorean Theorem and Trigonometry

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