Using and Applying Maths: Year R Investigations for the Daily Maths Lesson by Hilary Koll, Steve Mills


Using and Applying Maths: Year R Investigations for the Daily Maths Lesson by Hilary Koll, Steve Mills

Using and Applying Maths is a brand new strand for our best-selling series 'Developing Numeracy'. There is one book of photocopiable maths activity sheets for each year of primary school. These books make explicit the skills and processes that pupils need to develop, and provide a wide range of activities and investigations ideal for classroom use. As the dust settles from the introduction of the National Numeracy Strategy, teachers are becoming aware that maths lessons have recently become very content-led. They feel they must now focus more on the skills and processes that pupils need to solve problems and carry out mathematical investigations. Also, a change to the SATs last year saw an attempt to assess these skills through written tests.

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

10th March 2005



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