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Mathematics Teacher Education: Critical International Perspectives
     

Mathematics Teacher Education: Critical International Perspectives

by A.J. Dawson, Barbara Jaworski, Terry Wood
 

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Currently there is substantial exchange and communication between academic communities around the world as researchers endeavour to discover why so many children 'fail' at a subject that society deems crucial for future economic survival. This book charts current thinking and trends in teacher education around the world, and looks critically at the inservice education

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Currently there is substantial exchange and communication between academic communities around the world as researchers endeavour to discover why so many children 'fail' at a subject that society deems crucial for future economic survival. This book charts current thinking and trends in teacher education around the world, and looks critically at the inservice education of maths teachers. The contributors explore the processes , practices and issues in teacher education projects in ten countries and these are then discussed and related to current philosophies of teacher education. The book provides an insight into the successes and shortcomings of many different approaches to maths education.

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Written for people engaged in the inservice education of mathematics teachers, the collection of 15 contributions provides a current view of inservice practices and the perspectives from which these practices derive, along with a critical recognition of issues arising from these practices and their implications for mathematics teaching development. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135709600
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/02/2003
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
232
File size:
2 MB

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