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The Beliefs of 'Tomorrow's Teachers' about Mathematics: Precipitating Change in Beliefs as a Result of Participation in an Initial Teacher Education Programme
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 49, No. 5 (2018) pp. 759–777
Mathematics education research has given increasing attention to the role of affective factors in the learning process. While 'affect' is used to refer to a variety of aspects including feelings, emotions, beliefs, attitudes and conceptions, this...
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers Vol. 37, No. 2 (2015) pp. 41–47
We describe how the use of a games environment combined with technology supports upper primary children in engaging with a concept traditionally considered too advanced for the primary classes: "The Law of Large Numbers."
Using lesson study to support knowledge development in initial teacher education: Insights from early number classrooms
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 57, No. 1 (July 2016) pp. 161–175
This paper describes Lesson Study research with 25 pre-service primary teachers. We focus on pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) development as participants design, teach and reflect upon early number lessons. Engaging in Lesson Study promoted...
An examination of what metaphor construction reveals about the evolution of preservice teachers’ beliefs about teaching and learning
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 23, No. 7 (October 2007) pp. 1217–1233
Examination of prospective teachers’ beliefs about teaching and learning on entry to teacher education programs, and tracking the development of these beliefs in light of academic and field-based experiences, is a critical task for teacher educators....
Tirupalavanam G. Ganesh; Gene V. Glass; Sandra Andrews; James A. Middleton; Tara A. Jennings; Aisling Leavy
1995 Annual National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), 2000 (Feb 17, 2000)
This paper discusses scholarly communication and the emergence of electronic journals. Scholarly electronic journals are expanding their influence. Currently, about 70 peer-reviewed scholarly journals in education are freely available through the...