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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 ...
Budding architects: Exploring the designs of pyramids and prisms
(AAMT [Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers], 2015)
The context of students as architects is used to examine the similarities and differences between prisms and pyramids. Leavy and Hourigan use the Van Hiele Model as a tool to support teachers to develop expectations for ...
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 ...