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Hilary Bertha Shuard

mathematics educator

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