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Student Centred Approaches: Teachers' Learning and Practice

Vale, Colleen M and Davies, Anne Carolyn and Weaven, Mary and Hooley, Neil (2010) Student Centred Approaches: Teachers' Learning and Practice. In: MERGA33 - 2010 : Shaping the future of mathematics education : proceedings of the 33rd annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia held at John Curtin College of the Arts, Fremantle, 3-7 July 2010. Sparrow, Len and Kissane, Barry and Hurst, Chris, eds. Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, St Lucia, Qld., pp. 571-578.

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Abstract

Student centred approaches to teaching and learning in mathematics is one of t he reforms currently being advocated and implemented to improve mathematics outcomes for students from low SES backgrounds. The models, meanings and practices of student centred approaches explored in this paper reveal that a constructivist model of studen t centred teaching and learning is being promoted and implemented with some success. The ways in which teachers and leaders are being supported through network and school based professional learning are described.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9781920846251
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID20184, mathematics education, Victoria
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Education
FOR Classification > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
SEO Classification > 9301 Learner and Learning
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2013 06:19
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2015 04:06
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/9981
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