By Jenny Houssart

In this interesting booklet, Jenny Houssart attracts on shut observations with youngsters in reduce arithmetic units in basic colleges to enquire why a few teenagers decide out of arithmetic at an early age. After introducing us to the children, she addresses a selected form of mathematical job in each one bankruptcy, including:

  • mental paintings
  • practical work
  • written work
  • calculators and computers
  • assessment tasks.

Through using tales and rates, the writer indicates how the youngsters reply to particular initiatives and offers proof of a number problems that end up the youngsters are operating. each one bankruptcy ends with discussions and implications for lecture room practice.

Low Attainers in basic arithmetic will be an invaluable source for basic academics, scholar academics, SENCOs and educating assistants who will all understand those youngsters from their very own school rooms and draw insights from this hugely readable book.

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