How sound are our mathematics teachers?

Kingdon, Geeta Gandhi and Banerji, Rukmini (2010) How sound are our mathematics teachers? Learning Curve (14). pp. 52-55.

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Abstract

Teachers' pitiful performance on a test of primary Tschool Math – as part of the SchoolTELLS survey – suggests that poor teacher competence is a plausible explanation for children's low Math achievement levels in school. The objectively measured Math skills of teachers correspond well with the subjective perceptions of teachers: about 80% of sample teachers agree to some degree with the statement -“I sometimes have difficulties in addressing mathematical queries and problems of my students”. The findings have implications for both recruitment policy and for (pre- and in-service) teacher training curricula

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Mathematics
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Foundation Publications
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2018 16:08
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2018 16:08
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/685
Publisher URL: http://ec2-13-58-91-216.us-east-2.compute.amazonaw...

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