Teachers' interpretation of mathematics goals in Swedish preschools

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Publication Conference Paper, other
Title Teachers' interpretation of mathematics goals in Swedish preschools
Author(s) Delacour, Laurence
Date 2014
English abstract
The purpose of this paper is to investigate how preschool teachers interpret the revised mathematics goals in the Swedish preschool curriculum. I analyze how some preschool teachers transform, clarify, and concretize those mathematical goals, with a focus on didactic questions related to content: What is preschool mathematics according to the teacher? How can mathematics be communicated? And why is mathematics communicated? I place the study within a curriculum didactic perspective. The key concept is Linde’s (2006) classification of teachers’ ways of approaching a subject. Most of the text is adapted from my thesis (Delacour, 2013).
Link http://www.mah.se/upload/FAKULTETER/LS/LS-seminarier/POEM/Laurence%20Delacour%20Teachers%27%20interpretation.pdf (external link to publication)
Publisher Malmö högskola
Pages 21
Language eng (iso)
Subject(s) curriculum
mathematics
preschool
preschool teacher
Humanities/Social Sciences
Research Subject Categories::MATHEMATICS
Note A Mathematics Education Perspective on early Mathematics Learning between the Poles of Instruction and Construction (POEM). Malmö högskola,Sverige, June 16-17, 2014
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/2043/19175 (link to this page)
Link https://mah.se/english/faculties/Faculty-of-education-and-society/A-Mathematics-Education-Perspective-on-early-Mathematics-Learning-between-the-Poles-of-Instruction-and-Construction-POEM/ (external link to related web page)

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