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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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.

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