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Becoming a Successful Teacher of Mathematicsis an essential practical guide, based on research conducted with teachers, for all training secondary school teachers. Taking a straight-forward, friendly approach it develops the essential knowledge, skills and understanding demanded at the earliest stages of planning, teaching assessing, and evaluating learning. For more experienced teachers, it offers critical insights for reflecting on their practice. This second edition has been fully updated in light of the latest research and major changes in the field including new curricula, changes in assessment systems, developments in ICTand educational software, the greater emphasis placed on dialogic and interactive teaching approaches, and the revised standards for qualified teacher and introduction of teaching as a masters level profession. With two brand new chapters on dialogic teachingand advanced lesson planning, key topics covered include: Insights into successful teaching strategies for numeracy An understanding of different approaches to the teaching of mathematical thinking Strategies for dealing with children's misconceptions in mathematics An understanding of how to use ICT to enhance the teaching of mathematics Knowledge of effective methods for managing and controlling classes By relating current initiatives to research findings and showing how these impact on classroom practice Becoming a Successful Teacher of Mathematicsis an essential read for students on ITT courses, in-service maths teachers and providers of pre-service and in-service training.