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The Whisperers: Rival classroom discourses and inquiry mathematics

Houssart, Jenny (2003). The Whisperers: Rival classroom discourses and inquiry mathematics. In: Allen, Barbara and Johnston-Wilder, Susan eds. Mathematics education: Exploring the culture of learning. Researching Mathematics Learning. Routledge.

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Abstract

About the book: Mathematics Education: Exploring the Culture of Learning identifies some of the most significant issues in mathematics education today. Pulling together relevant articles from authors well known in their fields of study, the book addresses topical issues such as:
gender
equity
attitude
teacher belief and knowledge
community of practice
autonomy and agency
assessment
technology
The subject is dealt with in three parts: culture of the mathematics classroom, communication in mathematics classrooms and pupils' and teachers' perceptions.
Students on postgraduate courses in mathematics education will find this book a valuable resource. Students on BEd and PGCE courses will also find this a useful source of reference as will teachers of mathematics, mentors and advisers.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-415-32699-0, 978-0-415-32699-5
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Mathematics and Statistics
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 616
Depositing User: Users 12 not found.
Date Deposited: 30 May 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:44
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/616
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