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Updated Edition of Bestseller

Yes, but why? Teaching for understanding in mathematics

Second Edition
By: Ed Southall
Product Details
  • Grade Level: PreK-12
  • ISBN: 9781526492500
  • Published By: SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Year: 2021
  • Page Count: 400
  • Publication date: May 03, 2021

Price: $43



Getting the right answers in maths is only half the problem. Understanding why what you’re doing works is the part that often stumps students and teachers alike. The essential guide for mathematics teachers and those training to teach, Yes, but why? answers all your questions, and sheds light on the hidden connections between everything in mathematics at school.

This second edition includes:

· A new ‘Test yourself’ feature in every chapter

· More coverage of the four operations

· Enhanced discussion of fractions and proportionality

· Downloadable figures for use in the classroom



Ed Southall

Ed Southall is a teacher trainer in mathematics working for the University of Huddersfield. He also teaches mathematics in a local 11–16 comprehensive school. Ed has worked in education for 13 years in a variety of roles, starting as a teacher of computing before taking up senior roles leading departments for both computing and mathematics, and working as an Assistant Headteacher. He has also worked abroad in the Middle East as a mathematics education consultant and teacher trainer.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Types of Numbers (Part 1)

Chapter 2: The Four Operations: Addition and Subtraction

Chapter 3: Multiplication and Division

Chapter 4: Angles and Shapes

Chapter 5: Types of Numbers (Part 2)

Chapter 6: Fractions

Chapter 7: Proportionality

Chapter 8: Measurement

Chapter 9: Algebra

Chapter 10: Statistics and Probability

Chapter 11: Functions and Linear Graphs

Chapter 12: The Pythagorean Theorem and Trigonometry

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