Making Sense of Maths: Fair Shares - Student Book Fractions, Percentages, Ratio, Decimals and Proportion by Susan Hough, Frank Eade, Paul Dickinson, Steve Gough
  

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Making Sense of Maths: Fair Shares - Student Book Fractions, Percentages, Ratio, Decimals and Proportion by Susan Hough, Frank Eade, Paul Dickinson, Steve Gough

Making Sense of Maths is the only series that develops conceptual understanding. This series will motivate, engage and develop the conceptual understanding of students at KS3 and KS4. Students build their own problem solving strategies based on their understanding of the world around them which then support them to tackle functional questions. The Student's Book, used in conjunction with the workbook and teachers' book, provides engaging activities that support students in developing a true understanding of fractions, percentages, ratio and proportion. Making Sense of Maths has been based on Realistic Maths Education (RME) and extensively trialled in KS3 and KS4 classrooms in the UK by a team from Manchester Metropolitan University. - Use alongside existing resources or on its own - Ideal for Year 10s heading for the C/D borderline - Ideal for intervention groups - Supports the move from modular to linear specifications by improving knowledge retention - Provides support for good teaching and learning under the current Ofsted criteria

About the Author

Paul Dickinson taught maths in UK Comprehensive schools for over 20 years. He is now a Senior Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, where he works with trainee teachers and develops and trials classroom materials based on RME(Realistic Maths Education). Stella Dudzic taught for 22 years in secondary schools, including 9 years as head of department. She is currently Programme Leader for Curriculum at MEI and regularly leads CPD for teachers. She is also a Principal Examiner. Frank Eade has worked in mathematics education for over 25 years. He is particularly interested in using realistic situations to give students access to mathematics and in using students beliefs and misconceptions to help them move forward in mathematics. Steve Gough taught maths for 20 years, 10 years as Head of Maths, in schools in Greater Manchester. Since 2008 he has been a Senior Lecturer in Maths Education at Manchester Metropolitan University and has worked with teachers to develop the 'Making Sense of Maths' series. Sue Hough is a Senior Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University and has spent the last 6 years developing materials for 'Making Sense of Maths'. Previously Sue spent 18 years teaching maths in 11 - 18 schools and worked as a head of Maths.

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Paperback
68 pages

Author

Susan Hough, Frank Eade, Paul Dickinson, Steve Gough
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Publication date

30th March 2012

ISBN

9781444169089


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