There is a vast amount of vocabulary for students to learn in mathematics. With the emphasis on solving problems in context, explaining reasoning and completing proofs, literacy has become increasingly important in mathematics. Being literate in mathematics will ensure that students achieve their highest potential. This book includes strategies that can be used to develop literacy skills in the fields of Algebra and Number. Comprised of versatile vocabulary reminder and definition sheets, a large maths literacy worksheet section and a range of reinforcement activities, Literacy In Maths can be used:
as revision for assessment
as an introduction to new terms
to provide homework tasks
as skills training or refreshment
to provide support for ESOL students
and for much more.
Easy to use and packed with clear explanations and versatile activities, Literacy In Maths confidently tackles an often overlooked area in Maths education.
About the author:
Naomi Jonas started out in primary teaching before taking up Maths teaching and later HOD roles in a long stint at Spotswood College, where she worked until 2007. She is a two-time winner of the Ernest Duncan award for Teaching Mathematics (in 1985 and 2007), her most recent award having been made for her work producing resources on Literacy in Mathematics. She is married with 2 sons and her interests include many crafts, music and reading.