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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 ...
Teaching statistics at the primary level: identifying obstacles and challenges in teacher preparation from looking at teaching
(IASE [International Association for Statistical Education], 2010)
Preparing preservice primary teachers to teach statistics is a complex endeavor. The challenge is to enrich content knowledge, advance pedagogical understandings, and develop the types of thinking and dispositions necessary ...