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Rosenfeld, Deborah – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2010
This study explores pre-service early childhood teachers' efficacy for teaching mathematics. Thirty-eight participants completed the short form of the Teacher Efficacy Scale and the Teacher Beliefs Scale before and after they conducted a clinical interview with a child around a mathematical topic. Results indicated a significant increase in…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Teacher Surveys
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Weinberg, Stuart – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2010
The purpose of this article is to summarize the methodology and findings in the case studies of three student teachers in secondary school mathematics. The broad area of interest is the relationship between beliefs and practice. In the study, "beliefs" refers to expectations teachers have that students will be successful in learning with…
Descriptors: Student Teacher Attitudes, Classroom Techniques, Classroom Communication, Success
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Cho, Hoyun – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2010
North Korea is one of the most closed nations in the world. It is difficult to access information about their education system. North Korea's economic system was reorganized on July 1, 2002, as well as the education system. This change has impacted North Korea's mathematics education. With limited information on North Korean mathematics textbooks,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Mathematics, Textbook Content, Textbooks
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Stachelek, AJ – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2010
In mathematics education, utilizing international comparisons to support implementation of educational reforms has become increasingly common. With the advent of "Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study" (TIMSS), educational reform seems to have transitioned to a reactionary process rather than a calculated adaptation of…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Motivation, Influences, Mathematics Education
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Wasserman, Nicholas H. – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2010
As the national impetus to advance education continues to look toward improving the teachers sent into the classroom, more research needs to be done to in the area of mathematics teacher education. A number of recent studies have summarized, synthesized, and developed useful information about what should be viewed as important in mathematics…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Teacher Education Programs, Mathematics Teachers, Secondary School Mathematics
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Gurl, Theresa – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2010
In response to the recent calls for a residency model for field internships in education, a possible model based on an adaptation of Japanese lesson study is described. Lesson study consists of collaboratively planning, implementing, and discussing lessons after the lesson is taught. Results of a study in which student teachers and cooperating…
Descriptors: Field Experience Programs, Secondary School Mathematics, Internship Programs, Models
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Raman, Manya – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2010
This paper reports a study aimed at characterizing the conditions that lead to high achievement in mathematics in India. The study involved eight schools in the greater Mumbai region. The main result of the study is that the notion of high achievement itself is problematic, as reflected in the reports about mathematics achievement within and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, High Achievement, Cultural Influences
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Savola, Lasse – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2010
Mathematics teachers in Finland and Iceland are on different tracks. Based on a recent video study, the classroom practices of Finnish mathematics teachers seem to be rather traditional. This is in contrast to the Icelandic teachers many of whom use progressive-minded, learner-based instructional strategies. The classroom practices in Finland…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Classroom Techniques
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Murray, Diane R. – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2010
In Ireland, there are areas where the Irish language is spoken exclusively, these areas are called Gaeltacht. Students living in those areas speak Irish both at home and at school. But outside those areas, schools teach in the English language. This is changing due to Gaelscoileanna. Now students who are speaking English at home and in the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Immersion Programs, Bilingualism, Language of Instruction
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