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Prospective Middle School Mathematics Teachers’ Reflective Thinking Skills: Descriptions of Their Students’ Thinking and Interpretations of Their Teaching
In this study, the authors examined prospective middle school mathematics teachers’ reflective thinking skills. The authors' goal was to identify variations among prospective teachers’ descriptions of students’ thinking and frequency of their interpretations about how teaching affected their students’ learning. 33 participants responded to open-ended questionnaires or interviews that elicited reflections on their own teaching practice.
Updated: Jun. 15, 2009
A research was conducted of the interactions among students in online small group discussion. The authors argue that three aspects of the online courses impact the way students enter into discussions online, and consequently, what they have opportunities to learn: (a) the subject matter itself, (b) the representations and media through which the subject matter is engaged, and (c) the tasks students are asked to carry out online.
Updated: Nov. 06, 2008
The article discusses teacher preparation programs. The author proposes a four skills framework that is designed to create a teaching and learning process in the classroom, and a systematic path to becoming an effective teacher over time.
Updated: Jan. 03, 2008