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'If you're doubting yourself then, what's the fun in that?' an exploration of why prospective secondary mathematics teachers perceive statistics as difficult
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
Most research into prospective secondary mathematics teachers’ attitudes towards statistics indicates generally positive attitudes but a perception that statistics is difficult to learn. These perceptions of statistics as ...
Primary mathematics teacher education: Teaching at the heart of learning
(SMEC [Science and Mathematics Education Conference], 2012)
In this presentation we use the theme of teaching at the heart of learning to illustrate the opportunities for pre-service teacher learning. The presentation reports on the outcomes of classroom based inquiry in primary ...
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 ...
Understanding the knowledge demands of teaching statistics: insights gained from examining practice
(CERME [Conference of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education], 2015)
This research examines the knowledge demands placed on 73 pre-service teachers who are observed as they plan, teach and re-teach data lessons in classrooms. Problems of practice are identified and categorized using the ...