Listening to Learners of Mathematics at Secondary School and Above
- Paperback / softback, 188 pages, 234 mm x 156 mm
- 1 Apr 2009
- Trentham Books Ltd
Introduction; 1. What Students Want: A Friendly Mathematics Classroom (Barbara Allen); 2. Learning to Listen (Helen Drury); 3. Matchbox Algebra (Alan Graham and Roger Duke); 4. Listening to learners working with ROBOTS (Sue: Johnston-Wilder); 5. 'If you don't know math people can rob you': secondary students discuss why they learn mathematics (Kenrick Cuffy and Jenny Houssart); 6. Random listenings (Peter Johnston-Wilder); 7. learners revealing awareness and understanding (Shafia Abdul Rahman); 8. Listening as a relation(SHIP) (Andy Begg); 9. Listening to Mathematics undergraduates: what are they telling us? (Melissa Rodd); 10. Listening to mathematics students reflecting on their learning: is our language the same? (Hilary Evens); 11. Learning from listening to yourself (John Mason).
These books provide a wide range of insights into not only what learners reveal about their understandings of mathematics and their views on its teaching, but also about research techniques for gathering data, pedagogy, the discourse of mathematics, classroom organisation, ways of eliciting student explanations and understandings, the role of parents and grandparents in children's learning of mathematics, and the 'funds of knowledge' students bring to their learning. - Research in Mathematics Education