Principles, Assertions, and Speculations
Over the past several years, “spatial reasoning” has gained renewed prominence among mathematics educators, as spatial skills are proving to be a predictor of not just mathematics achievement, but future success in science, technology, and engineering. Through a careful blend of theory and practice...
To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge
Profound Understanding of Emergent Mathematics
What sorts of mathematics competencies must teachers have in order to teach the discipline well? This book offers a novel take on the question. Most research is focused on explicit knowledge–that is, on the sorts of insights that might be specified, catalogued, taught, and tested. In contrast, this...
Published May 12th 2013 by Routledge
Changing Teaching in Complex Times, 2nd Edition
Engaging Minds is an introduction to current interdisciplinary studies of teaching and learning to teach. It offers practical suggestions for teachers in the context of critical examinations of assumptions and norms that frame formal education. Topics include: knowing beliefs about the nature...
Published July 26th 2007 by Routledge
Inquiries Into Learning, Teaching, and Research
This book explores the contributions, actual and potential, of complexity thinking to educational research and practice. While its focus is on the theoretical premises and the methodology, not specific applications, the aim is pragmatic--to present complexity thinking as an important and...
Published March 27th 2006 by Routledge
Inventions of Teaching: A Genealogy is a powerful examination of current metaphors for and synonyms of teaching. It offers an account of the varied and conflicting influences and conceptual commitments that have contributed to contemporary vocabularies--and that are in some ways maintained by those...
Published January 22nd 2004 by Routledge
Learning and Teaching in A Complex World
Engaging Minds: Learning and Teaching in a Complex World involves readers in a stimulating, informative, comprehensive exploration of teaching and learning. It prompts examinations of the complexities of learning, pedagogy, and schooling while refusing simplistic notions or unresolvable tensions...
Published June 11th 2000 by Routledge
Toward a Sound Alternative
Series: Critical Education Practice
This book presents an approach to the teaching of mathematics that departs radically from conventional prescription-oriented and management-based methods. It brings together recent developments in such diverse fields as continental and pragmatist philosophy, enactivist thought, critical...
Published February 29th 1996 by Routledge