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ERIC Number: EJ594212
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0261-9768
Beginning Pre-Service Teachers' Approaches to Teaching the Area Concept: Identifying Tendencies Towards Realistic, Structuralist, Mechanist, or Empiricist Mathematics Education.
Oldham, Elizabeth; Van Der Valk, Ton; Broekman, Harrie; Berenson, Sarah
European Journal of Teacher Education, v22 n1 p23-43 1999
Examined frameworks that might be robust across different cultures and educational systems in describing teachers' approaches to teaching mathematics, discussing their application in teacher education courses. Examination of lesson plans (related to teaching the concept of area) from Irish and Dutch preservice teachers produced a two-dimensional framework relating preservice teachers' ideas to archetypal realistic, structuralist, mechanist, or empiricist approaches. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Ireland; Netherlands