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Utilizing Online Discussion to Support Reflection and Challenge Beliefs in Elementary Mathematics Methods Classrooms
Amy Roth McDuffie; David Slavit
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 2, No. 4 (2002) pp. 447–465
A fundamentally important experience for preservice teachers (PSTs) in a mathematics methods course is the self-examination of beliefs about mathematics and the teaching and learning of mathematics. Research suggests that beliefs about mathematics...
Topics: Teachers, Mathematics, Teaching Methods, Research Methods
Curriculum ergonomics: Conceptualizing the interactions between curriculum design and use
Jeffrey Choppin; Amy Roth McDuffie; Corey Drake; Jon Davis
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 92, No. 1 (2018) pp. 75–85
We conceptualize curriculum ergonomics as a field that studies the interactions between users and curriculum materials. We identify five themes that a curriculum ergonomics lens brings into sharper focus: (1) teachers’ relationships with and...
Middle school mathematics teachers’ orientations and noticing of features of mathematics curriculum materials
Amy Roth McDuffie; Jeffrey Choppin; Corey Drake; Jon Davis
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 92, No. 1 (2018) pp. 173–187
We report findings on teachers’ noticing of features in the teacher resources of mathematics curriculum programs. Based on prior analysis, we selected teachers using one of two curriculum types: delivery mechanism or thinking device. The...
Teachers’ perceptions of the official curriculum: Problem solving and rigor
Jon D. Davis; Amy Roth McDuffie; Corey Drake; Amanda L. Seiwell
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 93, No. 1 (2019) pp. 91–100
This contribution to curriculum ergonomics focuses on teachers’ perceptions of problem solving and rigor in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, the curricular aims and objectives component of the official curriculum in the U.S. Our...
Orientations of prospective teachers toward students' family and community
Mary Q. Foote; Amy Roth McDuffie; Erin E. Turner; Julia M. Aguirre; Tonya Gau Bartell; Corey Drake
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 35, No. 1 (October 2013) pp. 126–136
Teacher educators need an awareness of orientations that prospective teachers (PSTs) hold about children's families and communities, so that they can support PSTs in developing positive perspectives and addressing deficit perspectives. Orientations...
Using Video Analysis to Support Prospective K-8 Teachers' Noticing of Students' Multiple Mathematical Knowledge Bases
Amy Roth McDuffie; Mary Q. Foote; Catherine Bolson; Erin E. Turner; Julia M. Aguirre; Tonya Gau Bartell; Corey Drake; Tonia Land
Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 3 (June 2014) pp. 245–270
As part of a larger research project aimed at transforming preK-8 mathematics teacher preparation, the purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which prospective teachers notice children's competencies related to children's...