maths and ict in the primary school a creative approach

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Maths And Ict In The Primary School

Author : Richard English
ISBN : 9781136772030
Genre : Education
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By clearly outlining how ICT can enhance and improve children’s learning, this book shows how to unleash the full potential of ICT within the classroom. Stimulating, useful and free of jargon, the book provides many practical examples to show teachers where, when and how ICT can be used effectively within their maths teaching. It provides advice on: teaching creatively choosing ICT resources differentiation assessing ICT making the most of adult support. Rooted in the practical realities of the classroom, this book will support both trainee and qualified teachers in providing rich and creative maths experiences through the use of ICT.

Mathematics In The Primary School

Author : Sandy Pepperell
ISBN : 9781317796695
Genre : Education
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Now in its third edition, Mathematics in the Primary School has been updated to reflect recent mathematics curriculum documentation and revised standards for QTS. Key areas include: The role of talk in learning maths Teacher questioning Development of children’s reasoning Creative engagement with maths Assessment for learning and self assessment Suggested resources for teachers including ICT Providing a coherent set of principles for teaching primary mathematics across the main topics in the curriculum, the authors explore children’s understanding of key areas of mathematics, at reception, infant and junior levels. Important principles and teaching approaches are identified, including the use of calculators and computers, and there is an emphasis on mental mathematics and problem solving supporting key issues raised by the Williams review (2008). Case studies are used throughout to illustrate how different teaching approaches are put into practice and how children respond to them, and there is advice on planning, organisation and assessment of mathematical learning in the classroom. Emphasising the importance of teachers’ own mathematical knowledge and offering clear guidance and practical advice, this book is essential reading for students, NQTs and practising teachers with a focus on primary mathematics.

Curriculum Provision For The Gifted And Talented In The Primary School

Author : Deborah Eyre
ISBN : 9781853467714
Genre : Education
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The authors of this book offer practical help to teachers in making day-to-day provision for the gifted and talented pupils in their classroom. Designed mainly for primary teacher, intending teachers and teacher trainers, the book draws together current findings in curriculum provision in the core subjects, links theory and practice in such a way that the readers can benefit from exemplar material, and allows them to adapt their own teaching to provide an inclusive curriculum for the gifted and talented children they teach.

The Ultimate Guide To Using Ict Across The Curriculum For Primary Teachers

Author : Jon Audain
ISBN : 9781441195852
Genre : Education
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WHEN IT COMES TO USING TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM ARE YOU... ...a nervous beginner in need of tips for getting started? ...an expert user searching for some high-tech, creative activities? ...an ICT coordinator looking for advice on how to plan and implement your school provision? With the implementation of the new Primary Computing curriculum is the definitive guide to embedding ICT in all subjects across the primary school. From using digital cameras and Beebots to Twitter and mobile apps, the creative and up-to-date ideas in this book will motivate and engage your pupils and prepare them for the changing world of technology they are living in. As well as step by step instructions on how to use a variety of technologies effectively, this book covers e-safety and the digital child, planning and budgeting your provision and how to use technology to support children with special educational needs.

Developing Creativity In The Primary School

Author : Jesson, Jill
ISBN : 9780335244638
Genre : Education
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This informative book brings together theory, research and practice examples of creativity in primary schools, providing a scholarly yet accessible introduction. The book offers an overview for teachers looking for a concise guide to current thinking about creativity, particularly if your school is thinking of introducing or extending its practice. The book considers recent developments in the creative curriculum, and techniques embedded in approaches such as Philosophy for Children, Mantle of the Expert and Enterprise Education. Ideas for personalising teaching and creating independent and motivated learners are incorporated. Other key features of the book include: Examination of the major theories of creativity How to develop your own creativity as a teacher Focus on the difference between developing group and individual creativity Innovative ideas for creativity in subject teaching Practical examples and 'Creative Challenges' throughout The book draws on the author's many years of experience of working with children in schools, working on Creative Partnerships and Higher Education in the Arts (HEARTS) projects and ideas developed through working in initial teacher training. This book is essential reading for students in the early stages of their teacher training course as well as for practising teachers looking for innovative ideas and guidance on developing creativity in themselves and their classrooms. "This is an interesting book, which explores theory, practice and policy of creativity in the primary classroom. Jill Jesson links five key creative behaviours drawn together initially by (then) policymakers QCA, with what she identifies as six areas of creative endeavour. Primary teachers committed to developing a 'creative curriculum' will find much material in this lively book that supports their personal and professional creativity, as well as suggestions for classroom practice in developing individual and group work." Professor Anna Craft, University of Exeter and The Open University, UK "This is a compulsory read for all those interested in developing the creative potential of young people in primary schools. It includes a useful overview of previous thinking on creativity and makes a convincing case for its importance across the curriculum. Above all, this book is jam-packed with practical ideas. Whether you are interested in creative approaches to maths or modern languages, developing group or personal creativity, or the challenges of assessing creative endeavour, you will find a host of strategies that have been tried and tested in the classroom." Hilary Hodgson, Director, Ormiston Trust

Mathematics Through Play In The Early Years

Author : Kate Tucker
ISBN : 1446244016
Genre : Education
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Teaching mathematics to young children in creative ways is made easy with this second edition of a wonderful book, which offers the reader clear advice and lots of exciting ideas to use in any early years setting. By showing how to introduce mathematical concepts through play-based activities, this book is in tune with current thinking about best practice in teaching, and with the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage and current Primary National Strategy. New material includes: - an additional chapter on creative recording - a whole new chapter on ways to involve parents - discussion of policy throughout the UK - more on using ICT - case studies covering the whole birth to eight age range Essential reading for any practitioner who wants to develop their mathematics teaching, this book is equally important for all trainee teachers and early years students. Kate Tucker is an early years teacher, trainer and writer based in Exeter; she has over 20 years of experience, and has written widely on early years mathematics and Foundation Stage practice.

History 5 11

Author : Hilary Cooper
ISBN : 9780415693608
Genre : Education
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History 5-11 addresses the key issues surrounding the teaching of history in the primary curriculum. With an emphasis on the importance of learning about the past through the processes of historical enquiry, this textbook will be an invaluable resource to all trainee and practising primary teachers interested in teaching history in an accessible, dynamic and above all enjoyable way. This fully updated second edition highlights: Examples of good practice; Meaningful assessment and record keeping; Planning for progression and differentiation; The primary to secondary transition; Cross-curricular approaches to history. This book also analyses the most recent and salient reports concerning primary education, including the 2011 Ofsted report History for All, the Historical Association Primary Survey 2011 and the findings of the Cambridge Review. It contains case studies, lesson planning guidance and methods to develop pupils' historical understanding as well as offering creative and innovative ways to teach the subject of history in the primary classroom.

Ict And Primary Mathematics

Author : Jenni Way
ISBN : 0335210317
Genre : Education
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Current digital technologies have the potential to enhance primary children's mathematical learning. Calculators and computers can be used as tools in mathematics to perform routine processes or to explore mathematical ideas. Graphic and programmable calculators, and computers with open-ended software can also immerse children in exciting, creative and productive learning environments. The internet allows children to venture into the enormous world of mathematics beyond the classroom. This book provides teachers with insights into how other teachers and researchers have discovered ways to create powerful learning experiences for children. Each chapter helps the reader to understand why certain teaching approaches with technology are more effective than others, as well as providing many practical ideas for activities and projects for children with various ability levels and learning styles.

History 3 11

Author : Hilary Cooper
ISBN : 9781136780516
Genre : Education
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Replacing the bestselling The Teaching of History in Primary Schools, acclaimed author Hilary Cooper returns with this invaluable resource, showing how to sustain a dynamic history curriculum in the classroom.

Teaching Geography Creatively

Author : Stephen Scoffham
ISBN : 9781136452222
Genre : Education
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Teaching Geography Creatively offers an innovative approach to geography education in the primary classroom, and is crammed full of practical approaches for bringing the teaching of geography to life. With ideas for exploring physical geography, human geography and environmental issues, it is a stimulating and enjoyable source of inspiration for all training and experienced teachers. Underpinned by the latest research and theory and with contemporary, cutting-edge practice at the forefront, expert authors from schools and universities explore the inter-relationship between creativity and learning and how creativity can enhance pupils' motivation, self-image and well-being. The importance of equipping children for a rapidly changing environment and the need to place learning in a values context are also stressed. With an emphasis on promoting creativity as a key element to developing young children's knowledge, understanding and enjoyment, Teaching Geography Creatively offers a range of practical strategies to enable teachers to take a fresh approach to geography teaching.

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