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Preservice elementary school teachers’ content knowledge in mathematics
Greater Number of Larger Pieces: A Strategy to Promote Prospective Teachers’ Fraction Number Sense Development
- Dana E. Olanoff, Ziv Feldman, Rachael M. Welder, Jennifer M. Tobias, Eva Thanheiser, Amy F. Hillen
- Computer Science
- 1 November 2016
This paper focuses on developing one particular strategy, which we call Greater Number of Larger Pieces (GLP). Expand
Supporting novice mathematics teacher educators teaching elementary mathematics content courses for the first time
In order to be effectively prepared by a teacher education program, prospective elementary teachers (PTs) need to experience high quality mathematics instruction in their mathematics content courses.… Expand
Mathematical Content Knowledge for Teaching Elementary Mathematics: A Focus on Fractions
IntroductionElementary teachers need a "solid understanding of mathematics so that they can teach it as a coherent, reasoned activity and communicate its elegance and power" (Conference Board of the… Expand
The Whole Story: Understanding Fraction Computation.
Prospective Elementary Teachers' Conceptions of Unitizing with Whole Numbers and Fractions.
This article examines prospective elementary teachers’ conceptions of unitizing with whole numbers and fraction concepts and operations throughout a semester-long mathematics content course. Student… Expand
Reflective analysis as a tool for task redesign: The case of prospective elementary teachers solving and posing fraction comparison problems
- Eva Thanheiser, Dana E. Olanoff, Amy F. Hillen, Ziv Feldman, Jennifer M. Tobias, Rachael M. Welder
- 1 April 2016
Abstract Mathematical task design has been a central focus of the mathematics education research community over the last few years. In this study, six university teacher educators from six different… Expand
Developing prospective teachers’ representational fluency of whole number multiplication using array representations
Using Science to Promote Preservice Teacher Understanding of Problem Solving in Mathematics.
This article describes a paper airplane activity that was presented in a class of preservice elementary education teachers to show how mathematics and science can be integrated with one another. Expand