ERIC Number: EJ540174
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Mathematics and the Drift toward Constructivism: Are Teacher Beliefs and Teaching Practice Following the Beat of the Same Drummer?
Laurenson, David J.
NCSSSMST Journal, v1 n2 p3-7 Nov 1995
Describes a model to illustrate the range of beliefs that mathematics teachers may hold about how mathematics should be taught. The model explored relates philosophy and beliefs through a study of the literature. Concludes that faculty development is one way to change beliefs and break the cycle that perpetuates the traditional approach to teaching mathematics. Contains 37 references. (PVD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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