Annotated Suggested Readings

Fielker, D. (1997) Extending Mathematical Ability through Whole Class Teaching. London: Hodder & Stoughton.

A still useful guide to how to extend mathematical thinking that is extensively drawn upon by subsequent writers about maths teaching.


Pratt, N. (2006) Interactive Maths Teaching in the Primary School. London: Paul Chapman Publishing.

This book shows how whole-class work can be lively and interactive and the value of interactive teaching for supporting children’s mathematical learning.


Skinner, C. (2005) Maths Outdoors. London: Beam Education.

This is a practical guide that offers sound advice about how to be ready to take maths activities outside whatever the weather and ensure that they link effectively to the work inside the classroom.