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Kajander, Ann – Canadian Journal of Education, 2010
Teachers' understanding of the elementary school mathematics curriculum forms part, but not all, of the newly emerged field of mathematics for teaching, a term that describes the specialised mathematics knowledge of teachers. Pre-service teachers from a one-year teacher preparation program were studied in each of three years, using a…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Methods Courses, Teacher Education Curriculum
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Falkenberg, Thomas; Noyes, Andrew – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2010
In recent years the mathematics education research community has undergone a "social turn" towards a greater interest in the values and broader educational purposes of mathematics education, including issues of social justice and citizenship education. Building on these developing interests, this paper presents a conceptual framework…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Ethical Instruction, Mathematics Education, Citizenship Education
Tatto, Maria Teresa, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2013
The Teacher Education and Development Study in Mathematics (TEDS-M), conducted under the aegis of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), was designed to inform policy and practice in mathematics teacher education. For educational policymakers, TEDS-M contributes data on institutional arrangements that…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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McGinn, Michelle K. – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
Despite now long-standing recognition of the value and importance of the scholarship of teaching and learning, questions continue to be raised about how to satisfy the hybrid responsibilities of teaching and research. The key message of this paper is that instructor-researchers, educational developers, and research ethics personnel should consider…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scholarship, Instruction, Learning
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Ross, John A.; Xu, YunMei; Ford, John – School Science and Mathematics, 2008
Previous research (e.g., Woodward & Baxter, 1997) found that Standards-based mathematics teaching provides marginal or no benefits for low achievers, in contrast with positive effects for middle and high ability students. A randomized quasi-experiment in 52 Canadian schools found that low achieving grade 7 and 8 students who received support…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Educational Research, Low Achievement, Grade 7
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Nashon, Samson Madera; Anderson, David; Nielsen, Wendy S. – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2009
The teaching of science, especially at pre-college and teacher education levels has undergone tremendous transformation over the years: from teacher-centred transmission to student-centred approaches rooted in constructivism. Whereas constructivism has been charged with all manner of shortfalls, it still can be of benefit to the way physics…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Constructivism (Learning), Mathematics Education, Prior Learning
Pereira-Mendoza, Lionel, Ed. – 1988
These conference proceedings include two invited lectures, four working group reports, seven reports from topic groups, one ad hoc presentation paper, a list of participants and a list of previous proceedings. The invited lectures were: "Mathematics Education and Technology" (Christine Keital); and "All One System" (Lynn A.…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Females
Drost, Dale R., Ed. – Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group, 1982
Papers from the 1982 annual meeting of the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group are organized similarly to the meeting, presenting materials from the lectures, working groups, topic groups and panel groups. One lecture, by Davis, discussed a philosophy of computation in relation to computing. Vergnaud lectured on cognitive and developmental…
Descriptors: Computer Science, Computer Science Education, Educational Research, Geometry
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Kruse, Nathan B. – International Journal of Community Music, 2009
Discovering the perceptions that non-professional adult musicians hold regarding their participation in community ensembles may help improve instruction as well as the ability to more fully understand the implications of lifelong music making. Andragogy, or the teaching and learning strategies associated with adult learning, provided the impetus…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Music Education, Music, Learning Strategies
Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg. Curriculum Development and Implementation Branch. – 1989
This guide for grade 12 mathematics has been developed as part of an overall revision of the mathematics program for Manitoba, Canada schools and is designed to be used in coordination with existing guides for grades K-12. It is the framework upon which grade 12 teachers may build their mathematics programs. This guide consists of four main…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Attitudes, Cognitive Development, Curriculum Design
Narang, H. L. – 1983
This annotated bibliography contains references to books, journal articles, ERIC documents, doctoral dissertations, and audio-visual materials on the subject of multicultural education. Topics include integrating multiculturalism in school subjects, prejudice and discrimination, intercultural communication, ethnic identity and ethnic bias.…
Descriptors: Culture Conflict, Ethnic Bias, Ethnic Discrimination, Foreign Countries
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. – 1982
This guide opens with a brief statement on rationale and philosophy, with active learning, problem solving, and technology emphasized. Goals and objectives are stated and desirable characteristics of elementary mathematics programs are presented. The following program elements are discussed: problem-solving skills, attitudes, and mathematical…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Foreign Countries
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Branch. – 1990
The Mathematics 16 program provides for the development of essential concepts, skills, and attitudes required for effective computation and problem solving. The program is activity-based, and addresses the need for students to be able to transfer and apply specific mathematical concepts and skills to more generalized situations in everyday life…
Descriptors: Calculators, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Computation
Pereira-Mendoza, Lionel, Ed.; Quigley, Martyn, Ed. – 1990
These conference proceedings include two invited lectures, four working group reports, five topic group reports, a list of participants, and a list of previous proceedings. The invited lectures were: "Teaching Mathematical Proof: Relevance and Complexity of a Social Approach" (Nicolas Balacheff) and "Geometry Is Alive and…
Descriptors: Calculus, College Mathematics, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Language Services Branch. – 1994
This teachers guide is the French translation of the second cycle for the secondary science curriculum. The document is presented in six sections. The first section provides a historic overview of the secondary school science program that emphasizes the Science, Technology, and Society approach. The second section discusses what the science class…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Concept Formation, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Foreign Countries
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