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Learning in context of a mathematics teacher education course: two case studies of elementary teacher's conceptions of mathematics, mathematics teaching and learning, and the teaching of mathematics with techology

@article{Timmerman1999LearningIC,
  title={Learning in context of a mathematics teacher education course: two case studies of elementary teacher's conceptions of mathematics, mathematics teaching and learning, and the teaching of mathematics with techology},
  author={Maria A. Timmerman},
  journal={Journal of Technology and Teacher Education archive},
  year={1999},
  volume={8},
  pages={247-258}
}
This phenomenological study took place over a 16-week semester during which 12 elementary school teachers explored mathematical ideas for elementary school students while using computer microworlds. Four themes were manifested in the case study of one teacher: learning on her own, authority and control, mathematics as manipulating, and frustration and confusion. The second case study brought forth the two themes of learning with others, and authority and control. The study demonstrates how the… Expand
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