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Wathne, Unni; Brodahl, Cornelia – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
This case-study examined in-service teachers' perceptions of learning by means of online mathematics lessons consisting of a mix of text and video podcasts. The investigation is part of further university education directed at practicing teachers in lower secondary schools. The course was a distant education course, with in-service teachers…
Descriptors: Information Dissemination, Case Studies, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Technology
Omotayo, Stephen Akinyemi; Adeleke, Joshua Oluwatoyin – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
The numerous and varied applications of mathematics to all human endeavours justifies placing emphasis on the teaching and learning of the subject. This study established the effectiveness of the 5E instructional model (Bybee, Taylor, Gardner, Scotter, Powell, Westbrook, & Landes, 2006) for enhancing learning outcomes in mathematics. The study…
Descriptors: Teaching Models, Constructivism (Learning), Mathematics Instruction, Pretests Posttests
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Chan, Jackie W. W.; Tam, Vicky C.; Li, Sandy S.; Pow, Jacky – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2016
This paper describes the development of a coding guide that was used to evaluate the use of information and communications technologies (ICT) in student assignments. Instrument design and pilot-testing was conducted in a Hong Kong Chinese primary government-subsidised school (I-School) with a school-based e-learning project. The design of the…
Descriptors: Coding, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Assignments
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Rushton, Sheryl J.; Hadley, Kristin M.; Stewart, Penée W. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2016
Developing high levels of mathematical skills in students is a concern for teachers worldwide, since most of the fastest growing occupations require significant mathematics or science preparation. Teachers need to be prepared to teach mathematics successfully. If teachers are not fluent in simple mathematical calculations, they may not feel…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Mathematics Skills
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Agoro, Aminat Aderonke – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
The declining rate of pre-service teachers' performance in integrated science has continuously engaged the attention and concern of stakeholders in Nigeria. Many reasons have been adduced, but effectiveness of instructional strategies adopted by lecturers and other student variables stand out. As panacea, researches have focused on collaborative…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Mathematics Skills, Mathematics Instruction, Gender Differences
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Akinoso, Sabainah Oyebola – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
This paper presents the teaching of mathematics in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world with the use of concrete-representational-abstract instructional strategy (CRAIS). The CRAIS involves active participation of students in learning. The study adopted the pretest-posttest, control group, quasi experimental design. 191 senior…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Active Learning, Secondary School Students
Fulcher, Gordon – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2003
Reports on numeracy in the United Kingdom, presenting findings from interviews with principals and numeracy coordinators about numeracy education and the government's National Numeracy Strategy. Most respondents rated the numeracy strategy positively. Teachers noted that the effort was driven by the pursuit of standards, yet introduction of a…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Mathematics Instruction