Conception of Expert Mathematics Teachers

  • Xinrong Yang
Part of the Perspektiven der Mathematikdidaktik book series (PERMA)


This chapter reports the findings on the conception of expert mathematics teachers identified from interviews conducted with the 21 mathematics teachers, school (vice) principals, teacher educators, and mathematics teaching research officers. Three main themes were identified from the interviewees’ descriptions – knowledge, ability, and traits. Under each theme, some sub-themes were grouped. Details of each theme and subtheme will be discussed in the following sections.


Teacher Educator Mathematics Teacher Teaching Content School Principal Curriculum Standard 
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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Xinrong Yang
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  1. 1.School of Mathematics and StatisticsChongqingChina

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