Skip to main content

Helping Children Learn Mathematics, 3rd Australian Edition



Helping Children Learn Mathematics, 3rd Australian Edition


The third edition of Reys’ Helping Children Learn Mathematics is a practical resource for undergraduate students of primary school teaching. Rich in ideas, tools and stimulation for lessons during teaching rounds or in the classroom, this edition continues to provide a clear understanding of how to navigate the Australian Curriculum, with detailed coverage on how to effectively use Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in the classroom.

This is a full colour printed textbook with an interactive ebook code included. Great self-study features include: auto-graded in-situ knowledge check questions, video of teachers demonstrating how different maths topics can be taught in the classroom and animated, branched chain scenarios are in the e-text.

Chapter 1: School mathematics in a changing world

Chapter 2: Helping children learn mathematics with understanding

Chapter 3: Planning and teaching

Chapter 4: Enhancing learning and teaching through assessment and feedback

Chapter 5: Processes of doing mathematics

Chapter 6: Helping children with problem solving

Chapter 7: Counting and number sense in early childhood and primary years

Chapter 8: Extending number sense: place value

Chapter 9: Operations: meanings and basic facts

Chapter 10: Mental computation, calculators and estimation

Chapter 11: Solving problems with written strategies

Chapter 12: Fractions and decimals: meanings and operations

Chapter 13: Ratio, proportion and percentages: meanings and applications

Chapter 14: Extending students with number theory

Chapter 15: Pattern and algebraic thinking

Chapter 16: Geometry

Chapter 17: Measurement

Chapter 18: Data analysis, statistics and probability