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Mathematical under-preparedness: The influence of the pre-tertiary mathematics experience on students’ ability to make a successful transition to tertiary level mathematics courses in Ireland (Pre-published version)
(Taylor & Francis, 2007)
Internationally, the consequences of the ‘Mathematics problem’ are a source of concern for the education sector and governments alike. Growing consensus exists that the inability of students to successfully make the ...
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 ...