This text charts current thinking and trends in maths teacher education around the world, and looks critically at the inservice education of maths teachers.
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Mathematics Teacher Education

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This text charts current thinking and trends in maths teacher education around the world, and looks critically at the inservice education of maths teachers.
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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)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203486924
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 3/18/1999
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 232
  • File size: 490 KB

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Series Editor's Preface
Introduction 3
Ch. 1 Charting a Historical Perspective 7
Ch. 2 Changing Mathematics Instruction and Assessment: Challenging Teachers' Conceptions 17
Ch. 3 The Institute for the Learning and Teaching of Mathematics 26
Ch. 4 Teachers' Mathematical Experiences as Links to Children's Needs 33
Ch. 5 Inservice in Lebanon 42
Ch. 6 Primary Teachers and the Using of Materials in Problem Solving in Portugal 49
Ch. 7 Mathematics Classroom Situations: An Inservice Course for Elementary School Teachers 59
Ch. 8 Dilemmas of Constructivist Mathematics Teaching: Instances from Classroom Practice 69
Ch. 9 Changing Teaching in a Changing Society 78
Ch. 10 Teachers' Knowledge of Mathematics and Reflective Professional Development 91
Ch. 11 PFL-Mathematics: Improving Professional Practice in Mathematics Teaching 102
Ch. 12 Circling the Square: Issues and Dilemmas Concerning Teacher Transformation 113
Ch. 13 Themes and Issues in Inservice Programmes 125
Ch. 14 The Enactive Perspective on Teacher Development: 'A path laid while walking' 148
Ch. 15 Approaching Teacher Development: Practice into Theory 163
Ch. 16 The Plurality of Knowledge Growth in Mathematics Teaching 180
Notes on Contributors 211
Index 215
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