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ERIC Number: EJ803662
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0732-3123
Teachers' Pedagogies and Their Impact on Students' Mathematical Problem Solving
Ho, Kai Fai; Hedberg, John G.
Journal of Mathematical Behavior, v24 n3-4 p238-252 2005
This paper examines the classroom practices of three teachers teaching mathematics at the 5th grade level in three Singapore schools. Using a video-coding scheme, a series of lessons was coded into relevant phases comprising problem solving, teaching concepts/skills, going over assigned work, and student activities. It explores the teachers' pedagogical experimentation in their teaching of mathematical problem solving after an analysis of their current practices. It concludes with a review of the effects such changes have on students' problem solving successes as reflected in pre- and post-problem-solving tests. (Contains 6 figures and 9 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Grade 5
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Singapore