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Agustian, Hendra Y. – British Journal of Special Education, 2016
The Indonesian model of inclusive society "masyarakat madani" is arguably based on a one-view perspective of Islamic intellectuals. Although it was intended to embrace the whole of society in general, its implications might not reach and permeate the entire society. The unique features of Indonesian society have, to a certain degree,…
Descriptors: Definitions, Disabilities, Inclusion, Models
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Okonkwo, Zephyrinus C. – International Research and Review, 2017
About the year 2000, the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Albany State University (ASU), Albany, Georgia, USA envisioned the need to have a comprehensive curriculum revision based on recommendations of the Conference Boards of The Mathematical Sciences, the American Mathematical Society, the Mathematical Association of American, and…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Money Management, Finance Occupations, Curriculum Development
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Ekstam, Ulrika; Korhonen, Johan; Linnanmäki, Karin; Aunio, Pirjo – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2018
Educational reforms during the last decade have led to a more inclusive environment for students with different needs and have placed demands on teachers' readiness to instruct diverse students in the general classroom. Previous research has ascertained that student achievement is correlated with teacher quality and teachers' efficacy beliefs.…
Descriptors: Special Education, Mathematics Instruction, Low Achievement, Middle School Students
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Ambrose, Don – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2017
This article employs an interdisciplinary approach to explore some psychological dimensions of mathematical creativity and the dogmatism that can emerge when mathematical applications are confined within a single worldview. More specifically, it explores some ways in which mathematics has been confined and distorted in service of dogmatic…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Psychological Patterns, Creativity
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Gravemeijer, Koeno; Bruin-Muurling, Geeke; Kraemer, Jean-Marie; van Stiphout, Irene – Mathematical Thinking and Learning: An International Journal, 2016
This article offers a reflection on the findings of three PhD studies, in the domains of, respectively, subtraction under 100, fractions, and algebra, which independently of each other showed that Dutch students' proficiency fell short of what might be expected of reform in mathematics education aiming at conceptual understanding. In all three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Education, Educational Change, Mathematics Skills
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Berliyanto; Santoso, Harry B. – Journal of Educators Online, 2018
There are two indications that Indonesia needs to improve its education quality. The first is the Human Development Index (HDI), which is still at the medium level, and the second is the enrollment rate in higher education, which is also at the low level. MOOCs have the potential to solve both problems. However, implementing MOOCs in a developing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Educational Opportunities, Barriers
Duncan, Matthew D. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Mathematics education reform documents consider mathematical mistakes to be vital for the teaching and learning of mathematics. Additionally, mathematical mistakes are viewed as opportunities for learning and catalysts for discussion. However, research has demonstrated that some teachers do not see mathematical mistakes as productive for learning…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Beliefs, Mathematics Teachers
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Raad, Nawal Abou; Chatila, Hanadi – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2016
This paper investigates Lebanese grade 7 biology teachers' mathematical knowledge and skills, by exploring how they explain a visual representation in an activity depending on the mathematical concept "Function". Twenty Lebanese in-service biology teachers participated in the study, and were interviewed about their explanation for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Science Teachers, Biology
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Subandi – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Although the educational programme had been on going process since 68 years ago in Indonesia, but this state did not has provided qualified human resources. Since 32 years ago of the New Order Government authority, educational sector development has never been placed as a prime priority of development. The effect of Indonesian educational quality…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Change Strategies, Human Resources, Labor Force Development
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Munson, Alexander – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2010
Bourbaki, a professional mathematical society in France, was established formally in 1935. Throughout three quarters of a century, Bourbaki changed mathematics and mathematics education significantly. It was instrumental in the Moderne Mathématique movement that modernized French curricula. Bourbaki also provided philosophical support for the New…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Associations, Mathematics Education, Educational Change
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Taton, Joshua A. – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2015
The author argues that students' persistent struggles with mathematics suggest a new form of professional development for teachers is needed. The author draws on a model of professional learning in literacy education to propose an analogous model for mathematics education: teachers of mathematics need to produce mathematical ideas, themselves, in…
Descriptors: Reflection, Faculty Development, Mathematics Education, Training Methods
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Suprapto, Nadi – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2016
Indonesia always continually failed international assessments even though many efforts have been made. The results of PISA 2012 put Indonesian students in the worst position. In contrast, East Asian countries' performance well in mathematics, reading, and science. Indeed, Singapore has the best performance in the Southeast Asia region even in the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, Secondary School Students
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Takker, Shikha; Subramaniam, K. – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
The aim of the study reported in this paper was to explore and enhance experienced school mathematics teachers' knowledge of students'thinking, as it is manifested in practice. Data were collected from records of classroom observations, interviews with participating teachers, and weekly teacher-researcher meetings organized in the school. In this…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Case Studies, Arithmetic, Mathematics Teachers
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Clooney, Sarah; Cunningham, Robert F. – Issues in the Undergraduate Mathematics Preparation of School Teachers, 2017
This study examined the perspectives of what high-quality mathematics instruction looks like. Written responses from preservice (n = 20) and inservice (n = 16) mathematics teachers were collected and categorized according to the Ten Principles developed by Anthony & Walshaw (2009). The responses of preservice teachers more often than inservice…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Inservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Briars, Diane J.; Larson, Matt; Strutchens, Marilyn E.; Barnes, David – Journal of Urban Mathematics Education, 2015
In his commentary "The Collective Black and 'Principles to Actions,'" Martin (2015) offers a thought-provoking critique of "Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All" (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics [NCTM], 2014). Martin (2015) states that the mathematics education community, in general, and the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mathematics Achievement, Minority Group Students, Poverty
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