Volume 2, Issue 1

Math – Autumn 2009

This issue focuses on math. Everyone agrees that math is a critical subject for all school students. But how can teachers best ensure that all students reach their full potential? Although there is a good deal of evidence on what works (and what doesn’t) in elementary, middle and high schools, it is not always easy to find this information. We are very pleased to have contributions from some of the world’s leading researchers on the subject, and we hope that their articles prove interesting, and help you make informed decisions.

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Contents

Page Title Author
4–5 What works in teaching math Robert Slavin
6–7 The importance of the early years Douglas Clements and Julie Sarama
8–9 Building mathematics skills Chris Kyriacou
10–11 Which instructional methods are most effective for math? James Hiebert and Douglas Grouws
12–13 Understanding math learning Celia Hoyles
14–15 Depth Of Knowledge Norman Lott Webb
16–17 Supporting sense making: Thinking mathematically Megan Franke
18–19 Bowland maths: turning theory into practice Quentin Thompson
20–21 Effectively using
technology in education
Steven Ross and Deborah Lowther
22–23 Washington corner Lauren Gibbs
24–25 Evidence in the news
26–27 Latest research




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