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ERIC Number: EJ1002541
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 1
ISSN: ISSN-1326-0286
How Do Mathematics Teachers Decide What to Teach? Curriculum Authority and Sources of Information Accessed by Australian Teachers
Clarke, David J.; Clarke, Doug M.; Sullivan, Peter
Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, v17 n3 p9-12 2012
Essential to teachers' planning are decisions regarding what should be taught. Curriculum documents are the most obvious authority. But what is a "curriculum document" for a mathematics teacher in Australia? Are there other credible sources of information that Australian teachers draw on when deciding what to teach? This article examines the responses of a national sample of Australian teachers to a survey examining their planning practices. (Contains 2 figures.)
Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT). GPO Box 1729, Adelaide 5001, South Australia. Tel: +61-8-8363-0288; Fax: +61-8-8362-9288; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia