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  • Facilitating inquiry based learning in mathematics teacher education 

    Leavy, Aisling; Hourigan, Mairead; McMahon, Aine (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 ...
  • Providing challenge in pattern work in the infant classes 

    Hourigan, Mairead; Leavy, Aisling; McMahon, Aine (NCE-MSTL [National Centre for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and Learning], University of Limerick, 2012)
  • Teaching algebra in the primary classroom: Functions, the function machine 

    Hourigan, Mairead; Leavy, Aisling; McMahon, Aine (NCE-MSTL [National Centre for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and Learning], University of Limerick, 2012)
  • Varying your approaches to teaching variables 

    Leavy, Aisling; Hourigan, Mairead; McMahon, Aine (INTO [Irish National Teachers Organisation], 2011)
    Our previous article Getting the balance right: The equals sign presented activities which can be used to introduce children to translating and solving word problems using equations where the unknown is represented with a ...