Regular Posts Tagged ‘Cyprus’
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, 2 months ago Posted in: Responding to students' ideas 0

Scenario: Solving problems using Schema-Based Instruction Country: Cyprus Grade (student age): Year 5 (age 10-11) Contributed by: Marilena Petrou Context – national, curricular, professional, other Schema-Based Instruction aims to develop students’ understanding of the basic relations found in arithmetic word problems (Marshall, 1995). Students are taught to map features of word problems onto problem schemata. […]

6 years, 2 months ago Posted in: Responding to students' ideas 0

Scenario: Christiana teaching average Country: Cyprus Grade (student age): Year 6 (age 11-12) Contributed by: Marilena Petrou Context – national, curricular, professional, other Christiana was a final year university student in a teacher praparation programme , Teacher training in Cyprus involves taking part in a 4 year university degree in elementary education. Teachers are trained […]

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, 5 months ago Posted in: Choice of examples 0

Scenario: Solving problems using Schema-Based Instruction Country: Cyprus Grade (student age): Year 5 (age 10-11) Contributed by: Marilena Petrou Context – national, curricular, professional, other Schema-Based Instruction aims to develop students’ understanding of the basic relations found in arithmetic word problems (Marshall, 1995). Students are taught to map features of word problems onto problem schemata. […]