Part 1: Setting the Scene1. Understanding School Mathematics2. Learning Mathematics3. Teaching MathematicsPart 2: Understanding the Challenges and Opportunities4. Thinking Mathematically5. Communication: Making Connections in Mathematics6. Representations: Materials, Language and Recording7. Assessing and Reporting8. DiversityPart 3: Exploring the Big Ideas in Mathematics9. Numeracy in the Curriculum10. Developing Number Sense11. A Sense of Measurement and Geometry12. Statistics and ProbabilityPart 4: Laying the Basis for F - 4 Mathematics13. Pattern and Structure14. Developing Early Number Ideas and Strategies15. Introducing Place Value16. Developing Additive Thinking in F - 417. Introducing Multiplicative Thinking in the Early Years18. Introducing Fractions and Decimal Fractions19. Developing Measurement Concepts and Strategies20. Developing Geometric Thinking and Concepts21. Early Chance and DataPart 5: Extending Mathematics to the Middle Years22. Extending Number: Fractions, Decimals and Reals23. Working with Addition, Subtraction and Additive Thinking24. Working with Multiplication, Division and Proportional Reasoning25. Algebraic Thinking, Pattern and Order26. Consolidating Measurement Concepts27. Shape and Space: Geometric Thinking and Concepts in Years 5 - 928. Statistics and Probability in the Middle Years29. Becoming a Professional Teacher of MathematicsGlossaryBibliographyIndex
Dianne Siemon is Professor in the School of Education at RMIT University. Kim Beswick is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Tasmania. Kathy Brady is a Lecturer and Director, Initial Teacher Education Programs, School of Education, Flinders University. Julie Clark is a Lecturer and Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning, School of Education, Flinders University. Rhonda Faragher is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at Australian Catholic University. Elizabeth Warren is a Professor of Education in the School of Education at Australian Catholic University.