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Practical problems: using literature to teach statistics
(NCTM [National Council of Teachers of Mathematics], 2016)
Using architecture as a context to enhance students' understanding of symmetry
(AAMT [Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers], 2017)
Working within the context of a contest to find the most beautiful tourist attraction in the world, Year 5 students investigate the most symmetric building from a short-list of three iconic buildings. This involves ...
Facilitating inquiry based learning in mathematics teacher education
(SMEC [Science and Mathematics Education Conference], 2010)
A driving question in teacher education centers on how to help prospective teachers become expert teachers. The absence of a shared professional curriculum to prepare teachers to teach mathematics combined with the difficulty ...
Lesson study in teacher preparation: driving inquiry and teacher noticing
(WALS [World Association of Lesson Studies], 2018)
Mathematics teaching matters: making complex mathematical ideas accessible to primary level children
(St. Patrick’s College, Dublin, 2011)
Reform of mathematics curricula has led to the expansion of topics such as algebra, data and probability being taught to primary level children. This new subject matter can be challenging for primary teachers to teach as ...
Geometric growing patterns: what’s the rule?
(AAMT [Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers], 2015)
We explore several examples of the way in which to use geometrical growing patterns. Examples are situated within interesting contexts to elicit algebraic generalisations by working through a five-phase analysis process.
Children as data detectives
(INTO [Irish National Teachers Organisation], 2012)
Transforming the teaching of data Is your experience of teaching data less than exciting? Do you think there is more to teaching data than making bar charts of children’s favourite colours? And pictograms of modes of ...
Lesson study in mathematics: Authentic assessment of inquiry learning
(DCU [Dublin City University], 2014)
Classrooms are complex and unpredictable learning environments. Preparing future teachers to respond to the fast changing needs of learners in mathematics classrooms is the challenge of teacher educators. In our paper, we ...
Exploring probability concepts using a mini games environment: Ideas for primary and secondary classrooms
(NCE-MSTL [National Centre for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and Learning], University of Limerick, 2014)
Let infants’ knowledge of pattern grow
(INTO [Irish National Teacher's Organisation], 2011)