The handbooks provide clear practical and up-to-date adviceon teaching and assessing skills across a range of core subject areas for IGCSE and O Level;they can also be used by teachers delivering local syllabuses in the subject. They offer ideas and strategies for effective classroom practice, the setting of coursework, assessing students' work and the integration of different skills.
Readers can 'dip into' the books to read up on a particular topic or approach and the material is relevant to both new and experienced teachers alike. All authors are experienced teachers, teacher trainers and examiners.
Introduction; Part 1. Communication in Mathematics: 1. The spoken and written language of Mathematics; 2. The symbolic language of Mathematics; Part 2. Practical work in Mathematics: 3. Using a calculator; 4. Trigonometry; 5. Graphs; 6. Transformations; Part 3. Planning and preparing the Mathematics course: 7. Planning the order of work; 8. Building worksheets with graded examples; 9. The role of the answer sheet; 10. Photocopiable sample worksheets; Part 4. Problem solving: Part 5. Revision and preparation for the examination; 11. Construction of students' notebooks of definitions and formulae; 12. Using mnemonics and other devices; 13. How to maximise marks by avoiding the common pitfalls; 14. The use of past examination papers; Conclusion