• Mathematics
  • Published 2006

Primary trainee teachers’ understanding of basic geometrical figures in Scotland

@inproceedings{Fujita2006PrimaryTT,
  title={Primary trainee teachers’ understanding of basic geometrical figures in Scotland},
  author={Taro Fujita and Keith Jones},
  year={2006}
}
Whilst teachers’ mathematics knowledge is known to play a significant role in shaping the quality of their teaching, much less is known about the nature and extent of that knowledge, how it develops, and how such development can be supported through initial teacher training and continuing professional development. Earlier research has indicated that pre-service (trainee) primary teachers’ subject knowledge of geometry is amongst their weakest knowledge of mathematics. This paper reports on an… CONTINUE READING

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