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ERIC Number: EJ924926
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 39
ISSN: ISSN-0142-5692
Changes in School Mathematics Knowledge in Greece: A Bernsteinian Analysis
Koustourakis, Gerasimos; Zacharos, Konstantinos
British Journal of Sociology of Education, v32 n3 p369-387 2011
The purpose of this paper is to critically examine the changes that took place in school mathematics knowledge for pupils aged six and seven (first grade of Greek elementary school) and its pedagogical approach, which took shape following the reforms of the mathematics curricula in 1982 and 2003. Our analysis is based on Bernstein's theoretical framework on pedagogic discourse and Dowling's theoretical framework on textual domains. The results showed that there are differences between the 1982 and 2003 reforms, in terms both of the content of mathematics knowledge, as well as of the forms of pedagogic interaction between the teacher and the pupil. (Contains 2 notes, 3 tables, and 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 1
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Greece