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In this study, the authors examined primary school teacher candidates’ ability to use their existing pedagogical and mathematical knowledge to incorporate social justice into the content of mathematics lessons. The findings revealed that Grades 1-6 elementary Teacher candidates had foremost trouble articulating their understandings of social justice, its role in mathematics education, and its meaning in mathematics classrooms. They were unable to provide explicit and relevant examples of social justice teaching in the context of mathematics classroom, nor were they able to incorporate social justice into the mathematics lesson.
Updated: Sep. 08, 2015
Student teachers have difficulty planning lessons that fully integrate social justice with mathematics/science content. The study was a content analysis of 26 poster presentations of mathematics or science lessons incorporating social justice issues made by student teachers at a mid-sized college in central New York State.
Updated: Apr. 01, 2009
'A Teacher's Job Doesn't Only Happen in the Classroom': Preservice Teachers, the Classroom, and the School
Preservice teachers are expected to enter the profession with skills and deep understanding of education experience. They are asked to become classroom, expert in pedagogy, content, and emotional needs of the student. 44 teachers participated in discussions of causes, and school policies, and targeted harassment and bullying. The 15 week course included journal entries focused on student responses.
Updated: Dec. 03, 2008