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From ‘proofs without words’ to ‘proofs that explain’ in secondary mathematics
(AOSIS Publishing, 2007-06)
The purpose of this paper is to explore an epistemic role for visualisation with respect to proofs without words in secondary mathematics in the current South African education policy context. Visualisation as process and ...
On the use of spreadsheet algebra programmes in the professional development of teachers from selected township high schools
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
This paper reports on the initial stages of a small-scale project involving the use of ‘spreadsheet algebra programmes’ (SAPs) in the professional development of eight teachers from three township high schools. In terms ...
Pre-service teachers’ views about their mathematics teacher education modules
(AOSIS Publishing, 2012-07)
This article reports on the views of intermediate and senior phase pre-service teachers (PSTs) enrolled in mathematics education modules that attempt to teach both content and pedagogy. The PSTs are students in a four-year ...
Self study as a mechanism to foster hopeful teaching
(SUN MeDIA, 2012)
Teaching mathematics education to pre-service teachers (PSTs) enrolled at university is problematic, due to their lack of agreement about the extent to which they are prepared for teaching school mathematics. Pre-service ...
Educating Grade 6 students for higher-order thinking and its influence on creativity
(AOSIS Publishing, 2017)
Educating students for higher-order thinking provides them with tools that turn them into more critical thinkers. This supports them in overcoming life problems that they encounter, as well as becoming an integral part of ...