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Crossing boundaries into secondary mathematics concepts: The case of functions
(St. Patricks College, Dublin, 2013)
This paper reports on the use of a particular function machine which was based on the context of the ‘faulty oven’ to develop conceptual understanding of the concept of function among 4th class children. While the concept ...
Spoon-feeding to tongue-biting: An evolving instructional framework for primary school mathematics
(St. Patrick's College, Dublin, 2013)
In this paper, I examine the evolution of an instructional framework for primary mathematics during a sustained, on-site professional development project with one case study school. The project attempts to bridge the gap ...