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Mathematics Teacher Education

Critical International Perspectives, 1st Edition

Edited by A.J. Dawson, Barbara Jaworski, Terry Wood

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232 pages

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Currently there is substantial exchange and communication between academic communities around the world as researchers endeavour to discover why so many children 'fail' at a subject that society deems crucial for future economic survival. This book charts current thinking and trends in teacher education around the world, and looks critically at the inservice education of maths teachers. The contributors explore the processes , practices and issues in teacher education projects in ten countries and these are then discussed and related to current philosophies of teacher education. The book provides an insight into the successes and shortcomings of many different approaches to maths education.

Reviews

'… the book is a very important contribution to the mathematics education debate …' - Pat Perks, Education Review

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General