ERIC Number: EJ580452
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Elementary Preservice Teachers' Changing Beliefs and Instructional Use of Children's Mathematical Thinking.
Vacc, Nancy Nesbitt; Bright, George W.
Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, v30 n1 p89-110 Jan 1999
Examines changes in preservice elementary teachers' beliefs about teaching and learning mathematics and their ability to provide mathematics instruction that is based on children's thinking. Reports that, after participants were introduced to Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI), significant changes in their beliefs and perceptions about mathematics instruction occurred across a two-year sequence of professional course work and student teaching. Contains 29 references. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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