Helping Children Learn Mathematics, 3rd Australian Edition

ISBN: 9780730369288

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 and animated, branched chain scenarios.


  • Knowledge check questions (autograded, in situ) embedded throughout e-text
  • Animated, branched chain scenarios at the end of each chapter bring course concepts to life
  • Lesson ideas throughout the printed text give pre-service teachers guidance on how to structure their classes
Wiley Interactive E-Text
Wiley Interactive E-Text
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Animations and interactivities embedded at the point of learning bring course concepts to life.

Concept check questions
Concept check questions

Students can test their comprehension and get instant feedback with interactive Concept Check questions, embedded at the point of learning.

Search, highlight and annotate
Search, highlight and annotate

Interactive textbook lets students search, highlight and take notes within the text for efficient study.

Robert Reys
Mary Lindquist
Diana V Lambdin
Nancy L Smith
Anna Rogers
Audrey Cooke
Sue Bennett
Bronwyn Ewing
John West
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
Interactive E-Text: 9780730369233
Textbook with Interactive E-Text Code: 9780730369288
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