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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
Yong, Koay Chen; Saleh, Fatimah – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2008
This study explores the mathematical problem-solving process of trainee teachers in a teachers' training institute. This research adopts a constructivist perspective that views learning mathematics as a process of constructing meaningful representation and knowledge as being constructed by the individual. The research methodology employs the case…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Protocol Analysis, Problem Solving, Trainees
Subramaniam, Selva Ranee; Cheong, Loh Sau – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2008
This study sought to explore the emotional intelligence of Form One mathematics and science teachers. The emotional intelligence of the teachers was determined using the Emotional Intelligence for Mathematics and Science Teachers (EIMST) survey instrument. It was adapted and adopted from related instruments and then pilot tested for validity and…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Teaching Methods, Science Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
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Hudson, Peter – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2009
Malaysia is currently reforming its education system in line with the government's Vision 2020. Key areas such as science and mathematics education are high on the agenda. However, as considerable world knowledge is written in English, Malaysian preservice teachers are being educated to teach these areas using English as the Medium of Instruction…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Vocabulary Development, Science Teachers, English (Second Language)
Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange, Kuala Lumpur. – 1999
These projects were completed by participants in the Fulbright-Hays summer seminar in Malaysia and Singapore in 1999. The participants represented various regions of the U.S. and different grade levels and subject areas. The seminar offered a comprehensive overview of how the people of Malaysia and Singapore live, work, and strive towards their…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Art Education, Asian Studies, Cultural Awareness
Subramaniam, Selva Ranee – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2005
Questioning skills are significant pedagogical strategies in science teaching and learning. This study explored the questioning skills of a trainee teacher during a 10-week practicum period. The trainee teacher was audio-taped and evaluated in the form of an action research methodology was done in the first two weeks. The quantitative data…
Descriptors: Action Research, Questioning Techniques, Trainees, Practicums
Sai, Khoo Phon; Inder, Walter R. D. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1984
Three different models with continuous materials, discontinuous materials, and number lines were used to study the operation concept in six investigations on multiplication with fractions with pupils aged 11-12 in a Penang International School. All approaches could be understood by pupils, but they preferred the area and fractional models. (MNS)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Fractions
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Singh, Parmjit – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2000
Investigates the concepts of ratio and proportion constructed by grade 9 students by investigating their proportional reasoning schemes and procedures on three types of tasks: missing value, numerical comparison, and qualitative reasoning. Indicates that students frequently used additive reasoning--that is, a comparison of two numbers by…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation, Foreign Countries
Sulaiman, Tajularipin; Noordin, Nooreen – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2005
The purpose of this research was to examine the extent to which teachers use question levels in the teaching of investigation skills. Six question levels based on Bloom's Taxonomy (1956) were examined in this study which included knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, evaluation and affective as well (Ghazali Mustapha, 1998).…
Descriptors: Investigations, Discovery Learning, Thinking Skills, Interviews