Educational Studies in Mathematics

, Volume 49, Issue 1, pp 47–88 | Cite as

A practitioner model of the use of computer-based tools and resources to support mathematics teaching and learning

  • Kenneth Ruthven
  • Sara Hennessy
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Abstract

This study analyses the pedagogical ideas underpinning teachers' accounts of the successful use of computer-based tools and resources to support the teaching and learning of mathematics. These accounts were elicited through group interviews with the mathematics departments in seven English secondary schools, conducted in the first half of 2000. The central themes are organised to form a pedagogical model, capable of informing use of such technologies in classroom teaching, and of generating theoretical conjectures for future research. The thematic components of the model are summarised and related to prior research into computer use in mainstream schooling.

computer uses in education educational technology England mathematics teaching and learning pedagogical models research report secondary schools teacher thinking teaching strategies 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth Ruthven
    • 1
  • Sara Hennessy
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of EducationUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUnited Kingdom

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