Connection
6 years ago Posted in: Dimensions, Connection 0

This category binds together certain choices and decisions that are made for the more or less discrete parts of mathematical content. It concerns the coherence of the planning or teaching displayed across an episode, lesson or series of lessons. Our conception of coherence includes the sequencing of topics of instruction within and between lessons, including […]

6 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Making connections between procedures 0

Scenario: Christiana teaching division by multiples of ten Country: Cyprus Grade (student age): Year 5 (age 10-11) Contributed by: Marilena Petrou Context – national, curricular, professional, other Christiana was a final year university student in a 4 year teacher prapeartion programme. To become a teacher in Cyprus you take part in a 4 year university […]

6 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Making connections between procedures 0

Scenario: Jess teaching about the relationship between multiplication and division within the context of a lesson about solving word problems Country: UK Grade (student age): Year 5 (age 9-10) Contributed by: Fay Turner, University of Cambridge, UK Context – national, curricular, professional, other Jess had completed a one year graduate teacher programme the previous year.  […]

6 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Making connections between procedures 0

Scenario: Lucy teaching trigonometric ratios Country: UK Grade (student age): Year 10 (age 14-15) Contributed by: Anne Thwaites, University of Cambridge, UK Context – national, curricular, professional, other The National Curriculum for mathematics in England introduces trigonometric relationships in Key Stage 4 (years 10 and 11, pupil age 14-16). Lucy was reviewing the idea of […]

6 years, 2 months ago Posted in: Making connections between concepts 0

Scenario: Bella discussing connections Country: UK Grade (student age): Trainee teacher Contributed by: Gwen Ineson, Brunel University, UK Context –professional Bella is at the end of her one year post-graduate teacher training course.  She has completed nineteen weeks of sustained school experience and her most recent experience was in a year 1 class of five […]

6 years, 3 months ago Posted in: Anticipation of complexity 0

Scenario: Find 5/3 when 9 is the whole Country: Norway Grade (student age): Year 5 (age 10-11) Contributed by: Ove Gunnar Drageset, University of Tromsoe, Norway Context The teacher has 16 years of teaching experience. The lesson is from fifth grade (students aged 10-11) in the middle of the year. The students have only met […]

6 years, 3 months ago Posted in: Anticipation of complexity 0

Scenario: Chloe teaching strategies for subtracting 9, 11, 19 and 21 Country: UK Grade (student age): Year 1/2 (age 5-7) Contributed by: Fay Turner, University of Cambridge, UK Context – national, curricular, professional, other Chloe was a student teacher in the final term of a one year postgraduate teacher education programme.  The lesson took place […]

6 years, 3 months ago Posted in: Anticipation of complexity 0

Scenario: Nóirín teaching fraction concepts Country: Ireland Grade (student age): 5th Class (age 10-11) Contributed by: Dolores Corcoran, St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra, Ireland Context – national, curricular, professional, other Nóirín is an undergraduate student in her final year in a teacher education programme engaged in a Learning to Teach Mathematics Using Lesson Study elective course. […]

6 years, 4 months ago Posted in: Decisions about sequencing 0

Scenario: Hans teaching fractions greater than one Country: Norway Grade (student age): Year 5 (age 11-12) Contributed by: Bodil Kleve, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences Context – national, curricular, professional, other In our present curriculum LK 06, competence aims for the subject are presented after year 2, year 4, year 7 and […]

6 years, 5 months ago Posted in: Recognition of conceptual appropriateness 0

Scenario: Find all fractions larger than 1/2 Country: Norway Grade (student age): Year 6 (age 11-12) Contributed by: Ove Gunnar Drageset, University of Tromsoe, Norway Context The teacher has 20 years of teaching experience. The lesson is at grade 6 well into the second half of the year. The competence goals in the Norwegian curriculum […]