ERIC Number: ED190388
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Attitudes of Elementary Teachers Toward Mathematics.
Meyer, Ruth A.
Presented is a discussion on the negative attitudes of elementary school teachers toward mathematics and some of the research done in this area. Results of an attitudinal questionnaire, given to 120 perspective elementary teachers, are also presented. Fifty-three females and 8 males responded that they liked mathematics, while 55 females and 4 males indicated a dislike for mathematics. Implications for teacher education are discussed. (MK)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Educational Attitudes, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Higher Education, Mathematics, Mathematics Anxiety, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Teachers, Methods Courses, Negative Attitudes, Preservice Teacher Education, Surveys, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Characteristics
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Mathematics Education Research