ERIC Number: ED121604
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Suggested Expectancies for Elementary Teachers of Mathematics. A Working Paper for the Annual TOTOM Conference (2nd, Marylhurst Education Center, September 7-9, 1975).
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.
This paper is a report of a 1974 conference of Teachers of Teachers of Mathematics (TOTOM) from Oregon colleges. The conference was organized for the purpose of discussing competencies of elementary teachers of mathematics. The conferees took the position that they could not define necessary and sufficient criteria for the competent teaching of mathematics, but that they could outline a set of goals and expectancies. Expectancies were developed in three major areas: problem solving, pedagogy, and mathematical content. In the discussion of problem solving, the works of several writers are considered, and several aspects of the process of problem solving are identified; 30 specific competencies related to problem solving are listed. In the area of pedagogy expectancies are listed in four major areas (psychology of learning, diagnosis, resources and materials, and teaching strategies); sample behaviors are listed for each expectancy. Expectancies and related sample behaviors are listed for six mathematical content areas (sets, operations, number sentences, number theory, logical thinking, and geometry). (SD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.
Identifiers - Location: Oregon