Tasks in Primary Mathematics Teacher Education

Purpose, Use and Exemplars

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ISBN: 978-0-387-09668-1 (Print) 978-0-387-09669-8 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Tasks as a Tool for Exploring the Cyclical Nature of Learning and Developing Reflection in the Teaching of Mathematics

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      Pages 7-9

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      Pages 1-5

      Function, Form and Focus: The Role of Tasks in Elementary Mathematics Teacher Education

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      Pages 11-24

      Using Lesson Study to Develop an Appreciation of and Competence in Task Design

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      Pages 25-36

      Reflecting on the Process of Task Adaptation and Extension: The Case of Computational Starters

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      Pages 37-49

      Tasks for Primary Student Teachers: A Task of Mathematics Teacher Educators

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      Pages 51-65

      The Mathematics Teaching Portfolio: A Reflective Tool for Developing Professional Growth and Improving Classroom Practices

  3. Tasks as a Tool for Developing Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-69

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      Pages 71-84

      Pushing Probability and Statistics Tasks in a New Direction

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      Pages 85-103

      Logic in Wonderland: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland as the Context of a Course in Logic for Future Elementary Teachers

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      Pages 105-112

      Tasks using Video Clips of Children in a Content Mathematics Course for Future Elementary School Teachers

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      Pages 113-130

      Teacher Tasks for Mathematical Insight and Reorganization of What it Means to Learn Mathematics

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      Pages 131-146

      Teaching and Understanding Mathematical Modelling through Fermi-Problems

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      Pages 147-160

      A Research-Based Workshop Design for Volume Tasks

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      Pages 161-172

      Task-Based Lessons: The Central Focus of a Mathematics Content Course for Future Elementary Teachers

  4. Tasks as a Tool for Developing Knowledge through and for Practice

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 173-175

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      Pages 177-196

      The Use of Relational Games in Initial Teacher Education: Bringing the Classroom into the Lecture Theatre

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      Pages 197-214

      Using Mathematically Rich Tasks to Deepen the Pedagogical Content Knowledge of Primary Teachers

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      Pages 215-234

      From Professional Tasks in Collaborative Environments to Educational Tasks in Mathematics Teacher Education

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      Pages 235-261

      The Analysis of Classroom-Based Processes as a Key Task in Teacher Training for the Approach to Early Algebra

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      Pages 263-273

      Outdoor Mathematical Experiences: Constructivism, Connections, and Health

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      Pages 275-284

      From Teacher Education to Teacher Practice: A Gap Affecting the Implementation of Tasks

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      Pages 285-290

      Concluding Remarks

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 291-309