Mathematics instruction is often something of a grab bag, with schools jumping from curriculum to curriculum, lacking a guiding vision or continuity between years. No wonder so many students conclude, "I’m not a maths person".
Geoff Krall thinks that’s a problem and he’s devoted his career to fixing it. Necessary Conditions posits for the first time a coherent approach to secondary mathematics pedagogy. Krall identifies three essential elements that will open the door to maths for all of your students: academic safety, quality tasks and effective facilitation.
The book discusses each of the three "necessary conditions" in-depth, giving concrete examples and describing the interplay among them. Krall’s guidance equips teachers to:
With Krall’s guidance, you can help every student come to recognise that they are indeed a "maths person".