How I wish I'd taught maths
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Craig Barton

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Craig Barton

Published by:
John Catt Educational

Date of publication:
January 2018

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Practical advice for maths teachers written by an experienced teacher of maths. Contains plenty of tips to improve teaching and learning and guides readers through the best research-informed practice.


Record ID:
R473 / 560

Research Content:

Barton's book explores an experienced and successful maths teacher's journey into the world of research and examines how best to use that research in the classroom to improve teaching and learning. He offers practical, easy-to-implement strategies and interventions including:

  • low-stakes quizzes
  • diagnostic questions
  • purposeful practice
  • self-explanations
  • how to use memory and embed knowledge
  • formative assessment.

Working examples aim to provide practical support to classroom teachers and help them make best use of evidence to improve teaching outcomes.

Link to research:
How I wish I'd taught maths

Author(s) biog(s):
Institute of Education

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