Mathematics Matters is a resource for the MLMMS Learning Programme. Confidence and ability in mathematics are encouraged by building on learners' prior knowledge and by using familiar contexts. Features of the Learner's Book * Mathematical concepts are introduced by means of hands-on, real-life situations. * Integration across the Learning Areas gives scope for intriguing contexts to be explored in mathematical ways. * Core concepts are reinforced. * Learners acquire problem-solving skills and apply these. * Activities are supported by illustrations. * The 'Let's check' feature at the end of units helps to reinforce success. Features of the Teacher's Guide * The Teacher's Guide provides a summary of how to teach MLMMS in an outcome-based classroom. * Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria are given for each module. * Educators are given guidance on how to assess. * Specific ideas on the integration of mathematics with other Learning Areas are provided.