Mathematical teaching moments : between instruction and construction

DSpace Repository

Mathematical teaching moments : between instruction and construction

Show full item record

Files for download

Facebook

Simple item record

Publication BookChapter
Title Mathematical teaching moments : between instruction and construction
Author(s) Lange, Troels ; Meaney, Tamsin ; Riesbeck, Eva ; Wernberg, Anna
Date 2014
Editor(s) Kortenkamp, Ulrich; Brandt, Birgit; Benz, Christiane; Krummheuer, Götz; Ladel, Silke; Vogel, Rose
English abstract
Internationally there is much discussion about what and how mathematics should be integrated into preschool programmes. In Swedish preschools, there is a strong tradition of valorising children’s play. Using video data, we identify how one teacher in a Swedish preschool recognises and builds on mathematical teaching moments that arise from children’s play. We use these data to discuss how the guided play context facilitates some teacher actions while constraining others. Respectful listening and asking challenging questions seem to stimulate the development of children’s mathematical curiosity. However, the teacher is not able to insist that her suggestions for activities are taken up by the children.
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-4678-1 (link to publisher's fulltext)
Publisher Springer
Host/Issue Early mathematics learning : Selected papers of the POEM 2012 conference
ISBN 978-1-4614-4677-4
978-1-4614-4678-1
Pages 37-54
Language eng (iso)
Subject(s) mathematics education
preschool
play
learning
teaching moments
children
scaffolding
intent participation
assembly-line instruction
Humanities/Social Sciences
Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/2043/16879 (link to this page)

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show full item record

Search


Browse

My Account

Statistics