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Primary Magazine - Issue 83


Created on 16 December 2015 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 13 January 2016 by ncetm_administrator

 

Primary Magazine Issue 83'83' by Steve Bowbrick (adapted), some rights reserved
 
Welcome to another issue of our Primary Magazine, which has now been serving primary teachers for more than 80 issues with a varied collection of articles related to maths education and mathematics professional development - all of which are available in the Primary Magazine Archive.

Contents

In this issue, we have the third of three articles which look at assessing the aims of the National Curriculum; in this issue the focus is on problem solving.

Maths in the Staff Room suggests ways in which collective teacher discussions - both formal and informal - can form part of the ongoing process of professional learning, and help increase the effectiveness of maths teaching across the school. This month’s article looks at over-generalisation related to mathematical structure, under the title ‘Always, sometimes, never’.

Seen and Heard provides a specific example of a child’s response to mathematics in a classroom to stimulate thinking and provoke questions about how you would react to similar events in your own classroom. This month a Year 5 pupil prompts us to think about what children understand about the structures of subtraction and how this has an impact on their fluency when solving problems.

If you have a photograph or an account of a classroom conversation that might stimulate similar thought, please email it to us. If we publish your suggestion, we’ll put a £20 voucher in the post.

But first, as always, we have a News section, bringing news from the NCETM and beyond to keep you up to date with the fast-changing world of mathematics education.

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