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(BSRLM, 2018-06)This theoretical paper discusses the value of integrating mathematics and science in the secondary classroom, understanding gained from previous studies in this field, and the means by which lessons of this nature can be ...
(Springer, 2021-06-14)This article presents a theoretical model for integrating mathematics and science in the secondary classroom. This model, Authentic Integration of Mathematics and Science (AIMS), promotes engagement with rich tasks which ...
The role of expectancy-value theory in upper secondary level students’ decisions to avoid the study of advanced mathematics (Routledge, 2023-04-25)Widening and increasing participation in advanced mathematics studies at upper secondary level (age 16-18) is a significant challenge for most education systems. Policy makers in Ireland have attempted to address this ...
Incentivising advanced mathematics study at upper secondary level: the case of bonus points in Ireland. (Taylor & Francis, 2017-08-22)Secondary level mathematics education in Ireland has recently experienced a period of significant change with the introduction of new curricula and the addition of an incentive to study upper secondary mathematics at the ...
Representations of race and racism in the textbooks used in southern black schools during the American Civil War and Reconstruction era, 1861–1876 (Pre-published version) (Routledge, 2016-08-30)During the American Civil War and Reconstruction era, 1861–1876, formerly enslaved men and women demanded access to education. Aided by northern white missionaries, free blacks and some southern whites, freed men and ...