Book Reviews

100 Ideas for Teaching Primary Mathematics

How the publisher describes it: Aimed specifically at the primary school market, the latest title in the successful "100 Ideas series" provides a multitude of techniques for getting pupils really enthusiastic about mathematics.This book will...

1089 and All That

How the publisher describes it: This excellent book, written by the established author David Acheson, makes mathematics accessible to everyone. Providing an entertaining and witty overview of the subject, the text includes several fascinating...

30 Years On

Available to buy in the ATM Shop Non-Member Price: £12.00 Member Price: £9.00  Brings ideas from Numbers Everywhere, Turning the Tables and 15 Starters back into mathematics teaching Sidney Tyrrell In br...

50 Mathematical Ideas You Really Need to Know

How the publisher describes it: Just the mention of mathematics is enough to strike fear into the hearts of many, yet without it, the human race couldn't be where it is today. By exploring the subject through its 50 key insights - from the si...

50 Mathematics Lessons

How the publisher describes it: Colin Foster presents a series of rich tasks for use in the secondary classroom Review by Peter Hall In brief: I've used a couple of these tasks with classes and have enjoyed teaching them, and I thi...

Advanced Maths A2 Core

How the publisher describes it: Longman Advanced Mathematics is a new series of comprehensive texts, with books for each of the new Edexcel main courses starting in September 2004. The series develops core mathematical skills through an abund...

Advanced Maths AS Core for OCR-Edexcel-AQA

How the publisher describes it: Longman Advanced Mathematics is a new series of comprehensive texts, with books for each of the AQA main courses that started in September 2004. The series develops core mathematical skills through an abundance...

All New 100 Maths Lessons

How the publisher describes it: Flexible, differentiated maths lessons for every day of the year. Easy-to-follow lesson plans with photocopiable worksheets. Fully differentiated for both less able and more able children. Completely new materi...

Amazing Origami

How the publisher describes it: A complete introduction to the mathematical theory of Origami based on the teachings of Freidrich Froebel (1782-1852) and a step-by-step guide to 33 colourful and fun paper folding projects which are in themsel...

AS Statistics

How the publisher describes it: This accessible, comprehensive textbook is designed to support any student studying AS Statistics. This book covers all three AS modules: Z1, Z2 and Z3. It has been designed especially for students with a non-m...

AS Use of Maths

How the publisher describes it: Written for the new AS Level in Use of Maths in conjunction with the Nuffield Curriculum Centre and developed in consultation with schools and colleges. This series is designed to meet the needs of students who...

A-Z of Key Concepts in Primary Mathematics

How the publisher describes it: This concise, quick-check alphabetical guide will help all primary teachers feel confident and secure with key terminology and concepts used in teaching and learning mathematics. The knowledge and understanding...

Badger Key Stage 4 Maths Starters: Year 11

How the publisher describes it: Contains starter activities with links to plenaries. This work includes a CD of Word files and a teacher book. Review by Peter Hall In brief: So a little disappointing really - for a teacher to go to...

BEAM's Big Book of Word Problems Year 3 and 4 (Jenny Murray)

How the publisher describes it: This is a complete resource for teaching word problems. You get a fully illustrated big book to share with the class, a teachers¿ book of notes and photocopiables, and a CD-ROM so you can display the pag...

BEAM's Big Book of Word Problems Year 3 and 4 (Jon Kurta)

How the publisher describes it: This is a complete resource for teaching word problems. You get a fully illustrated big book to share with the class, a teacher's book of notes and photocopiables, and a CD-ROM so you can display the pages of t...

Big Ideas

How the publisher describes it: Big Ideas is a set of ideas, resources and questions to challenge and encourage your learners to understand some of the most important concepts in mathematics. The book and accompanying CD ROM are packed with s...

Brain Academy Maths Mission File 1 (Ages 6-7)

How the publisher describes it: As a student of the Brain Academy you are sent on a mission to expand your knowledge and stretch your mind. Each book in the series is a mission, and children must solve puzzles, think laterally and crack codes...

Calculus: How Calculus Works

How the publisher describes it: Who else want to be successful in mathematics? Calculus often causes panic in students, but with this book, that soon can be a thing of the past. Full of clear explanations and written by a highly experienced a...

Cartoon Concepts for Mathematics

How the publisher describes it: --- Review by Emma Folman In brief: A useful and handy aid for addressing mathematical misconceptions. “I would suggest purchasing the disk and importing images” Cartoon concepts...

Closepacks & Quasi-closepacks

How the publisher describes it: Presents the closepacks as assemblies of polyhedra that fill three dimensions; includes truncations and quasitruncations; investigates fully the {4,3,4} symmetry family, using the tetrahedral and cubic polyhedr...