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Hilary Bertha Shuard

Hilary Bertha Shuard, British mathematics educator. Member The Mathematics Association (president 1985-1986), Association Teachers in Colleges and Departments of Education (chairman mathematics section 1971-1974, chairman association 1973-1974).

Background

  • Shuard, Hilary Bertha was born on November 14, 1928 in Chester, England. Daughter of Robert William and Bertha Lillian (Gay) S. Bachelor of Arts, Oxford University, 1949, Master of Arts, 1955.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Cambridge University, 1955. Mathematics teacher Christ's Hospital, Hertford, England, 1953-1959. Lecturer in mathematics Homerton College, Cambridge University, 1959-1961, head mathematics department, 1961-1973, deputy principal, 1966-1986.

      Chairman primary working group Cockcroft Committee, 1978-1981. Author: (with others) Primary Mathematics Today, 1970, 82. From Graphs to Calculus, 1978.

      Teaching Calculus, 1982. In-Service Education in Primary Mathematics, 1985, Children, Mathematics and Learning, 1990, Calculators, Children and Mathematics, 1991. Editor: (with others) Teachers of Mathematics, 1980.

    Career

    • Editor: (with others) Teachers of Mathematics, 1980. Children Reading Mathematics, 1984. British Petroleum grantee, 1979-1982.

      School Curriculum Development Committee grantee, 1984-1989. Nuffield Foundation grantee, since 1986.

    Works

    • Author: (with others) Primary Mathematics Today, 1970, 82. From Graphs to Calculus, 1978. Teaching Calculus, 1982.

      In-Service Education in Primary Mathematics, 1985, Children, Mathematics and Learning, 1990, Calculators, Children and Mathematics, 1991.

    Membership

    Member The Mathematics Association (president 1985-1986), Association Teachers in Colleges and Departments of Education (chairman mathematics section 1971-1974, chairman association 1973-1974).

    Connections

    • father: Robert William Bachelor of Arts
    • mother: Bertha Lillian (Gay) S. Bachelor of Arts
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