This photocopiable activity book is intended for use during the daily maths lesson in Year 2 and focuses on place value and ordering, estimating, fractions and decimals. It is one of a series which covers the first strand of the framework for teaching mathematics from Reception to Year 6, with one book for each primary school year. It aims to develop pupils' confidence and consolidate their understanding of numbers and the number system.
Paul Broadbent is a teacher, writer and maths consultant with 30 years experience in primary education. He is a best-selling author with over 400 maths books to his name, with recent texts published in Nigeria, the Middle East and the UK. As well as his many maths books for schools and the home, he has written a number of schools television, radio and computer programmes for the BBC.
Paul also inspires and motivates teachers through his courses and workshops on primary teaching and the learning of mathematics. He has just completed his MA, researching the nature of deep subject knowledge needed by primary teachers when teaching mathematics.