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Creative Maths Activities for Able Students

Creative Maths Activities for Able Students
Ideas for Working with Children Aged 11 to 14

May 2006 | 128 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Finding stimulating and challenging maths activities for able pupils in a mainstream classroom can be demanding for the busy teacher, especially if maths is not your specialism.

Based on her experience as an Advanced Skills Teacher and LEA Consultant, Anne Price explains the issues and theories surrounding the education of able pupils and links these to practical, creative examples to be used in the classroom.

Useful resources include:

- Photocopiable materials,

- Advice on different teaching styles,

- Activities and tasks for individuals, groups or the whole class

GATCOs, Numeracy Consultants, Learning Support Teachers and Student and class teachers looking for new and creative ways of teaching maths activities to able students will find this book invaluable.

Perceptions of Creativity
The Education of Gifted Students
The Role of The Teacher
Teaching Strategies with Practical Suggestions
Just a Beginning
Activities to Start Things Off

Getting More Confident
Ideas Just Flow
Master Classes

'Useful for maths teachers working with children aged 11 to 14... great ideas' - National Association for Gifted Children Newsletter

'This is a very interesting and thought provoking book - it manages to ask questions about how we teach able children but also provides some ideas and some materials to help' - Peter Hall, Imberhorne School, East Grinstead

Interesting and engaging ideas for maths specialist teachers

Dr Judy Sayers
School of Education, Northampton University
May 16, 2013

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