Description and impact of a distance mathematics course for grade 10 to 12 teachers

Stols, G ; Olivier, A. ; Grayson, D. (2007-06)

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This paper explores the impact of a one-year in-service distance education mathematics course that follows a problem-solving approach. The course aims to develop teachers’ mathematical thinking skills. Results show that the course improved the teachers’ confidence, problem-solving skills and teaching skills. Results also show that the course on mathematical thinking skills helps to improve teachers’ understanding of mathematics content.

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