Discovery Method and Teaching-Research

  • William Baker


In Unit 1 we reflected upon the gap between research and practice and reviewed recent efforts to close this gap by reconceptualising mathematics education research as a design research (Unit 4). In Chapter 1.1 we began a discussion about the essential role of discovery learning in conducting teaching research, in this chapter we reflect upon discovery learning as an important tool in the effort by constructivist pedagogy to reform mathematics education.


Mathematics Education Mathematics Classroom Direct Instruction Constructivist Pedagogy Discovery Learning 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • William Baker
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  1. 1.Mathematics DepartmentEugenio Maria de Hostos Community CollegeUSA
  2. 2.City University of New YorkUSA

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