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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 ...
Pre-service primary teachers’ geometric thinking: Is pre-tertiary mathematics education building sufficiently strong foundations? (Pre-published version)
(Routledge [Taylor & Francis], 2017)
Teacher knowledge is a critical focus of educational research in light of the potential impact of teacher knowledge on student learning. The dearth of research exploring entry-level pre-service teachers’ geometric knowledge ...