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Teacher knowledge for modelling and problem solving

Wake, Geoffrey; Foster, Colin; Swan, Malcolm

Authors

Geoffrey Wake geoffrey.wake@nottingham.ac.uk

Colin Foster

Malcolm Swan



Abstract

This article reports on a study that has researched teacher professional learning in lesson study communities that enquired into how we might better support students develop skills in problem solving and mathematical modelling. A rationale for professional development of this type, both in in terms of its structure and focus, is presented followed by an illustrative description from the study of a typical research lesson and issues raised in the post-lesson discussion. This is used to provide insight into some of the key issues to consider in developing teacher knowledge for modelling and problem solving.

Publication Date Jan 1, 2014
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
APA6 Citation Wake, G., Foster, C., & Swan, M. (2014). Teacher knowledge for modelling and problem solving
Keywords teacher knowledge; professional learning; lesson study;
modelling; problem solving
Publisher URL http://www.bsrlm.org.uk/BCME8/BCME8-43.pdf
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingh.../end_user_agreement.pdf
Additional Information Published in: British Congress of Mathematics Education BCME-8. British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 2014, ISSN 1463-684, 382 p.

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