Key ideas in teaching mathematics

Research-based guidance and classroom activities for teachers of mathematics.

These online resources accompany the book Key ideas in teaching mathematics. They are organised around seven key mathematical ‘ideas’, with links to relevant online activities and resources for teachers to use with their students. The resources have been selected by the authors of the book, Anne Watson, Keith Jones and Dave Pratt.

 

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