Investigating Mathematics Teaching: A Constructivist Enquiry

Investigating Mathematics Teaching: A Constructivist Enquiry

By: Barbara Jaworski (author)Hardback

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Barbara Jaworski addresses a number of questions that are central to research on reform in mathematics education today. In this volume she attempts to chart critically yet honestly her own developing ideas as she undertakes a several-year-long enquiry into mathematics teaching and gives a very personal account of her developing conceptions, conjectures, thoughts and reflections. The author accounts for her research both genetically and biographically, simultaneously restructuring the development of her ideas and giving a rigorous, critical and reflective account.

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Contents

An Investigative Approach: Why and How?; Constructivism: A Philosophy of Knowledge and Learning; Working with Two Teachers: Defining the Study; The Research Process; Interlude 1: From Phase 1 to Phase 2; Clare: Origins of the Teaching Triad; Mike: Significant Episodes and the Teaching Triad; Interlude 2: From Phase 2 to Phase 3; Ben: Affirming the Teaching Triad; Investigative Mathematics Teaching: Characteristics and Tensions; Reflection and Development; Epilogue.

Product Details

  • publication date: 08/12/1994
  • ISBN13: 9780750703734
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 252
  • ID: 9780750703734
  • weight: 566
  • ISBN10: 0750703733

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