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Mathematics for Teaching Matters


Mathematics for Teaching Matters

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In this paper, I illuminate the notion of mathematics for teaching (its matter) and argue that it matters (it is important), particularly for mathematics teacher education. Two examples from studies of mathematics classrooms in South Africa are described, and used to illustrate what mathematics teachers use, or need to use, and how they use it in their practice: in other words, the substance of their mathematical work. Similarities and differences across these examples, in turn, illuminate the... More
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: PDF
Date Added to MERLOT: May 03, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 03, 2012
Submitter: OER Africa
Keywords: Teacher Education, africaoer, teaching mathematics, teacheredoer, mathematics


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Primary Audience: College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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