Teacher education through the history of mathematics

  title={Teacher education through the history of mathematics},
  author={Fulvia Furinghetti},
  journal={Educational Studies in Mathematics},
  • F. Furinghetti
  • Published 16 February 2007
  • Education
  • Educational Studies in Mathematics
In this paper I consider the problem of designing strategies for teacher education programs that may promote an aware style of teaching. Among the various elements to be considered I focus on the need to address prospective teachers’ belief that they must reproduce the style of mathematics teaching seen in their school days. Towards this aim, I argue that the prospective teachers need a context allowing them to look at the topics they will teach in a different manner. This context may be… 

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