Ideas to develop a whole school commitment to, and enthusiasm for, improving numeracy.
How many times have you heard someone say they can’t do maths? Even some teachers have been known to utter this phrase. When it comes to numeracy, this can’t do attitude seems endemic, which is where Forty Pence Each or Two for a Pound comes in. In it, Danielle Bartram, of Miss B’s Resources fame, shares practical resources which will enable even the most wary teachers to embed numeracy across the curriculum.
Forty Pence Each or Two for a Pound demystifies numeracy and demonstrates why it is so important. The book tackles maths-phobia head on, suggesting strategies and ideas to improve confidence and enthusiasm, in both teachers and students.
With the new Ofsted criteria focus on numeracy, all teachers will want to develop their practice; Forty Pence Each or Two for a Pound contains plenty of ideas to help teachers do just this, and develop a whole school commitment to and enthusiasm for improving numeracy. Brimming with many inspirational, simple ready-to-use ideas, this book will prove essential reading for teachers everywhere, regardless of their specialism.
The book is suitable for teachers, of all subject specialisms, in secondary and further education settings, who want to help make cross-curricular links between maths and their subjects to help students embed the numeracy skills they will need in everyday life.