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Reference books are valuable resources for teachers and students. If a school can afford to have a good collection of books, they can be of benefit to students. Public libraries are also a good source. Selecting reference books is much the same as selecting a textbook – they are for complementing and further extending the content of textbooks, to enable students to make connections and gain a better understanding.

For teachers, the following books may be useful:

De Veaux ,R., Velleman, P. & Bock, D. (2008). Stats Data and Models. Pearson

Moore, D., McCabe,G & Craig, B. (2009). Introduction to the Practice of Statistics. Freeman

Jones, S., Tanner, H. (2006). Assessment. Continuum

Tanner,H., Jones,S.(2003). Marking and Assessment.  Continuum.

Artzt, A., Newman, C.(2006). How to use Cooperative Learning in the Mathematics Class. NCTM.

Conway, P. & Sloane, F. (2005).International Trends in Post-Primary Mathematics Education. NCCA Research Report No.5

For students, these books may be useful:

Enzensberger, H. (1997). The Number Devil. Granta.

Flannery, S. (2000). In Code: A Mathematical Journey. Profile Books

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