Teacher knowledge for modelling and problem solving

Wake, Geoffrey and Foster, Colin and Swan, Malcolm (2014) Teacher knowledge for modelling and problem solving. In: 8th British Congress of Mathematics Education, 14 - 17 April 2014, Nottingham, U.K..

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This article reports on a study that has researched teacher professional learning in lesson study communities that enquired into how we might better support students develop skills in problem solving and mathematical modelling. A rationale for professional development of this type, both in in terms of its structure and focus, is presented followed by an illustrative description from the study of a typical research lesson and issues raised in the post-lesson discussion. This is used to provide insight into some of the key issues to consider in developing teacher knowledge for modelling and problem solving.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published in: British Congress of Mathematics Education BCME-8. British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 2014, ISSN 1463-684, 382 p.
Keywords: teacher knowledge; professional learning; lesson study; modelling; problem solving
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham UK Campus > Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Collier, Elanor
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2016 13:26
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2016 13:05
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/32201

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