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Pavlekovic, Margita, Ed.; Kolar-Begovic, Zdenka, Ed.; Kolar-Super, Ruzica, Ed. – Online Submission, 2013
The universities and faculties which educate teachers of mathematics for teaching pupils/students of any age group from pre-school age to higher education carefully monitor and compare valuable results of this research, detect the areas in which the mathematical achievements of pupils should be improved at the national level and propose the ways…
Descriptors: Operations Research, Geometric Concepts, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction
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Klymchuk, Sergiy; Zverkova, Tatyana; Gruenwald, Norbert; Sauerbier, Gabriele – Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA, 2008
This article presents the results of two studies on using an innovative pedagogical strategy in teaching mathematical modelling and applications to engineering students. Both studies are dealing with introducing non-traditional contexts for engineering students in teaching/learning of mathematical modelling and applications: environment and…
Descriptors: Mathematical Models, Ecology, Engineering Education, Foreign Countries
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
Whitty, Geoff, Ed.; Furlong, John, Ed. – Symposium Books, 2017
In the English-speaking world, university Schools of Education are usually heavily involved in the professional preparation of teachers. Yet, in England and the USA in particular, the role of universities in teacher education has increasingly seemed under threat as alternative providers of training have come on the scene, often with the overt…
Descriptors: Universities, Schools of Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Role of Education
Peter-Koop, Andrea – Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 2005
The difficulties that primary students experience when dealing with real-world related word problems have been discussed extensively. These difficulties are not only related to complex, non-routine problems but already occur with respect to routine problems that involve the application of a simple algorithm. Due to difficulties with the…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Word Problems (Mathematics), Mathematics Instruction, Foreign Countries
Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2005
The collected 2004-2005 issues of General Music Today, the online journal of MENC's Society for General Music includes articles, research, reviews and resources of interest to general music teachers of all levels. Topics covered include working with special-needs students; emphasizing early childhood environment to enhance musical growth;…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Teachers, Electronic Journals
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Senn-Fennell, Christiane – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1995
Investigates the characteristics of oral and written communication in a German third-grade mathematics class and theorizes how this knowledge might be applied to improve instruction. Develops several lessons incorporating communication skills into activities that illustrate fundamental mathematical concepts. Includes lesson transcripts, writing…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Cognitive Development, Communication Skills, Concept Formation
Eichler, Andreas – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2004
This report focuses on teachers' individual curricula. An individual curriculum includes contents and reasoning and can be structured in a quasi-logical system of goals and methods, which is the result of teachers' planning of mathematics instruction. There is consent that the planning of individual curricula or the instructional practice is a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Social Action, Mathematics Instruction, Curriculum Development
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Steinbring, Heinz – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 1991
An attempt is made to elaborate on the connections and differences between the objective and subjective elements of mathematical knowledge using case study analysis relative to how an epistemological perspective about probability and randomness impacts upon a short classroom teaching episode. (19 references) (Author/JJK)
Descriptors: Aptitude Treatment Interaction, Case Studies, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Communications Branch. – 1992
This study was intended to promote discussion between business leaders and educators in Alberta (Canada) on the quality of Alberta's education system and its relation to the province's economic competitiveness. The study offers an objective comparison of materials used in grades 7 to 12 to teach mathematics, physics, and chemistry in Japan,…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Objectives