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Mathematics Teachers’ Expertise in Resources Work and Its Development in Collectives: A French and a Chinese Cases

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Abstract

Designed as a case study, two mathematics teachers from two contrasting contexts, China and France, were selected and investigated. Looking through both the teachers’ resource system and their resources work in collectives, it is hoped to develop a deeper understandings on teacher’s expertise in working with resources, and the factors from collectives to develop it.

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  • Mathematics teachers’ resources
  • Documentational approach to didactics
  • Teacher expertise
  • Teachers’ collective work

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Notes

  1. 1.

    This Ph.D. project, entitled “An investigation of mathematics documentation expertise and its development in collective work: two contrasting contexts from China and France”, started in September 2014, co-supervised by Luc Trouche in ENS de Lyon and Binyan Xu in East China Normal University.

  2. 2.

    Dropbox is a file hosting service, which offers cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud, and client software. See more information on: https://www.dropbox.com.

  3. 3.

    Wechat is a Chinese social media, with the functions like instant messaging (text and voice), hold-to-talk messaging, broadcast (one-to-many) messaging, video conferencing, group chatting, official accounts and moments etc. See more information on: https://web.wechat.com.

  4. 4.

    See in https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/mate.

  5. 5.

    As stated at the beginning of this chapter, the French case of Anna was shared with another Ph.D. student (see Rocha in Chap. 11).

  6. 6.

    Viaéduc is a French online platform for teachers’ collaborative work, see in https://www.viaeduc.fr.

  7. 7.

    Padlet is an online platform for both personal and collective resources collection and creative, in the case of Anna, she use Padlet mainly for personal resources collection, see https://padlet.com.

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Wang, C. (2018). Mathematics Teachers’ Expertise in Resources Work and Its Development in Collectives: A French and a Chinese Cases. In: Fan, L., Trouche, L., Qi, C., Rezat, S., Visnovska, J. (eds) Research on Mathematics Textbooks and Teachers’ Resources. ICME-13 Monographs. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73253-4_9

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