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The impact of the teacher's questions on the learning of part-whole relations and a benchmark model in fractions
The focus of this case study was to explore how my questions as a teacher impacted my students‟ construction of part-whole relations and their use of a benchmark model in learning fractions. The research conducted ...
Improving mathematics teaching through professional learning groups
In order to teach mathematics well, teachers must have a specialised knowledge of the content (Silverman & Thompson, 2008) and believe in effective teaching methods (Philipp, 2007). Research has indicated that teaching ...
An exploration of mathematics discourse in a reform-oriented classroom and its role in the development of strategies and big ideas in early addition and subtraction
The focus of this video case study was to analyze the role of social norms (discourse in a learning community), sociomathematical norms (math discourse in a learning community), and my teaching in facilitating these norms ...
Constructing unitizing: the critical strategies and models that build this essential mathematical concept
The focus of this longitudinal case study was to investigate the progressive development of unitizing in a cohort of students receiving reform-oriented mathematics instruction. One-on-one videotaped mathematics interviews ...