Transformation
1 year, 4 months ago Posted in: Teacher demonstration 0

Scenario: Laura teaching column multiplication Country: UK Grade (student age): Year 5 (age 9-10) Contributed by: Tim Rowland, University of Cambridge, UK Context: national, curricular, professional, other At the time when this lesson was recorded, mathematics in primary schools was prescribed by a National Numeracy Strategy (DfEE, 1999) and a related curriculum framework. The framework […]

6 years ago Posted in: Dimensions, Transformation 0

This category concerns knowledge-in-action as demonstrated both in planning to teach and in the act of teaching itself. At the heart of this category, is Shulman’s observation that the knowledge base for teaching is distinguished by “ … the capacity of a teacher to transform the content knowledge he or she possesses into forms that […]

6 years ago Posted in: Teacher demonstration 0
6 years, 2 months ago Posted in: Use of instructional materials 0
6 years, 3 months ago Posted in: Use of instructional materials 0

Scenario: Teaching of fractions Country: Norway Grade (student age): Year 5 (age 10-11) Contributed by: Ove Gunnar Drageset, University of Tromsoe, Norway Context The teacher has 35 years of experience as a teacher. The lesson is taught mid-way through the school year. The competence goals in the Norwegian curriculum are not formulated for each year, […]

6 years, 3 months ago Posted in: Use of instructional materials 0

Scenario: Teaching of fractions Country: Norway Grade (student age): Example 1 - year 7 (age 12-13) Contributed by: Ove Gunnar Drageset, University of Tromsoe, Norway Context The teacher in example one has 25 years of experience as a teacher. The lesson is taught mid-way through the school year. The competence goals in the Norwegian curriculum […]

6 years, 3 months ago Posted in: Use of instructional materials 0

Scenario: Christiana’s teaching multiplication by powers of ten Country: Cyprus Grade (student age): Year 4 (age 9-10) Contributed by: Marilena Petrou Context – national, curricular, professional, other In Cyprus textbooks are used on a daily basis in the classroom, and are produced by policy makers. The mathematics textbooks in Cyprus are year-based, and all students […]

6 years, 4 months ago Posted in: Choice of representations 0

Scenario: Sharon teaching subtraction Country: UK Grade (student age): Year 4 (age 8-9) Contributed by: Ray Huntley, Brunel University, UK Context – national, curricular, professional, other Subtraction is taught to primary children as being either ‘take-away’ or ‘difference’, with various models and images used to help children understand the processes involved. In terms of finding […]

6 years, 4 months ago Posted in: Choice of representations 0

Scenario: Umay teaches the limit concept Country: Turkey Grade (student age): K 12 (age 17-18) Contributed by: Semiha KULA, Esra BUKOVA GÜZEL, University of Dokuz Eylül, Turkey Context – national, curricular, professional, other Secondary school lasts four years in Turkey, between the ages 15 and 18. According to the national secondary school mathematics curriculum, the […]

6 years, 4 months ago Posted in: Choice of representations 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 […]