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Tackling Misconceptions in Primary Mathematics : Preventing, Identifying and Addressing Children’s
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Sound subject knowledge is key to fostering understanding and addressing misconceptions is central to pupil progress. Proper intervention at the point of misconception is regarded as a key skill for any outstanding classroom practitioner. This comprehensive guide to the most common misconceptions in primary mathematics is designed to be read as either a short course or dipped into to guide teaching that week. With an emphasis on preventing as well as unpicking misconceptions in the classroom, it offers trainee and beginning teachers clear explanations, practical strategies and examples of the classroom language and dialogue that will help pupils successfully navigate tricky topics.