Mental Maths: Year R Activities for the Daily Maths Lesson by Hilary Koll, Steve Mills


Mental Maths: Year R Activities for the Daily Maths Lesson by Hilary Koll, Steve Mills

This is a brand new strand of our bestselling series 'Developing Numeracy'. There is one book of photocopiable Mental Maths activities for each year of primary school. The books develop pupils' mental calculation strategies through oral and mental maths activities, as required by the National Numeracy Strategy. OFSTED has reported that Mental Maths is still an area of weakness and many schools find their SATs scores are let down by pupils not achieving the required standard in the national Mental Maths test at the end of Key Stage 2. Developing Numeracy: Mental Maths will be of great benefit to these teachers and pupils, and will therefore be a popular addition to the series.

About the Author

HILARY KOLL was a Mathematics Co-ordinator and Maths Teacher in Bracknell primary school and has also worked as a part-time lecturer in Mathematics at the University of Reading. Hilary has more recently turned her attention towards publishing and is now a full-time writer and consultant in mathematics education. She has written over 150 titles for a variety of publishers, including Hodder & Stoughton and QED. STEVE MILLS was a teacher of both both primary and secondary age children before lecturing at the University of Reading in Mathematics Education. Here he worked with both under-graduate and post-graduate students in their preparation for teaching mathematics in schools. During this time he began to write mathematics books for both teachers and children. Steve is now a full-time writer and consultant in Mathematics education and has written over 150 books for a variety of publishers. VLADIMIR ALEKSIC was born in Serbia and Montenegro and has a wealth of illustration experience. His style is often described as 'semi-realistic', as his illustrations have a clear comic book influence. He has worked for clients including DK, where he illustrated Pirate Attack! and Clash of the Gladiators.

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48 pages


Hilary Koll, Steve Mills
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Publication date

16th August 2004



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