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... Overview of the Current Preschool **Mathematics** **Teaching** Children in the early childhood stage usually get their first taste of math concepts and learn their first known math skills when they step into a day care or nursery program. A special committee of the National Research Council (2009) has concluded that most young children have the ability to learn and be really competent in Math, but there are many constraints that deter them from being so. One is parental attitudes that influence how they regard Math. Another is also the way teachers of early childhood education do not prioritize Math as much as literacy learning. Children who are exposed to negative views of Math at such an early age, are most likely to develop the same negative...

11 Pages(2750 words)Dissertation

...?The role of meta-cognition in **teaching** **Mathematics** to the International Baccalaureate Primary Year Program learners **Mathematics** is such an integral part of human life that nobody’s day ever gets completed without having done **mathematics** in one way or the other. As each day goes by, we do **mathematics** both consciously and unconsciously. Right from cockcrow to sunset, one is likely to read the time, adjust the clock, but an item, sort out objects, transact business, read the calendar, write a date, check the speedometer, change TV channel and so several other activities that involve **mathematics** both directly and indirectly. It is for this importance that **mathematics** holds in our everyday life that the approach towards the **teaching**...

20 Pages(5000 words)Essay

...Exploring different ways in which different kinds of questioning can be used in the **teaching** of advanced **mathematics** "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning." (Albert Einstein)
In her informative assessment of pedagogical issues, "Telling Questions: A response to Jim Smith, **Mathematics****Teaching**" (1987), Ainley, J. reasons the profound impact questioning techniques generate, upon the **teaching** of a subject like **Mathematics**, indicating thus, that for an observer (read student), this translates into a direct engagement with application of theories, methods and formulae, initiating lateral thinking...

12 Pages(3000 words)Essay

...Topic: **Teaching** Methods - **Mathematics** People may think that counting is easy, and certainly sometimes it is. But some of the aspects of counting are not simple, especially if counting large numbers is encountered by new learners. Children even at the age of 4 can count to 12 and often a 4 year old can count of 40. But how children these children learn to do this
Learning numbers, need to understand and principles before they can accurately
count.
The following principles are:
a. one to one correspondence
b. Stable order
c. Cardinality
A. In One to one correspondence principle each object should be labeled with one number, so that no object is missed and the same is not counted twice.
For instance, If counting 2 crayons, the red...

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COMPARING **TEACHING** AND LEARNING **MATHEMATICS** EXPERIENCES WITH EXPERIENCES FROM LITERATURE
Introduction
Decimals have a significant role in interpretation of ration numbers. Conversely, they are considered as important sources of learning complexity in children. Many children face difficulties in ordering decimals, scale reading and operating with decimals. Investigative studies show that similar problems also exist in teachers who improve perceptions and misconceptions that the subject matter of decimals is hard. This paper develops a critical analysis of different literatures on **teaching** of **mathematics** compared to school **teaching** and learning experiences. To achieve this, this paper will be limited to **teaching** of decimals to primary...

8 Pages(2000 words)Essay

...THE ROLE OF ASSESSMENT IN **TEACHING** AND LEARNING **MATHEMATICS** By Location Assessment in **Mathematics** In learning, assessment is a form of associated feedback that is essential in gauging the learning progress of students and also helps in engaging the same in developing interest in learning. Assessment as a tool in learning helps students to evaluate themselves in which they can be able to make decisions on how to improve their performance (O’Grady et al 2012, p. 228). Ideally, assessment can also be an effective tool for supporting the learning of **mathematics**, especially if conducted within high quality standards. According to research, every child in the universe understands the progress that they have to make in learning and they can only...

11 Pages(2750 words)Essay

...Role of ICT in the **Teaching** of English and **Mathematics** Role of ICT in **Teaching** **Mathematics** Introduction Scanlon, Buckingham & Burn (2005) focus on the use of digital technology in promoting **mathematical** learning amongst children. The article elaborates on the means through which game formats are utilised to promote **teaching** of **mathematics** by using educational web-sites. The application of ICT has led to increased use of internet, which has enabled opening of a number of educational websites. Children’s entertainment industry has through the production of computer games influenced learning since they have facilitated the growth of educational websites. The article focuses on the relationship that exists between computer games and motivation...

12 Pages(3000 words)Essay

...The role of the teacher in **teaching** and learning **mathematics** Integration of maths across a range of learning areas The assessment also ensures integration of learning programs and normal **teaching** through different **teaching** aspects for use of summative and formative work evaluations. The **teaching** and learning responsibility of the early childhood teacher in **mathematics** includes integrating maths based on various learning areas. The focus also uses such information in making necessary instructional approaches and offering practice opportunities.
The teacher can integrate maths based on learning areas. Learning process perceptions at different levels are constructive aspects that inform the existing **teaching** practices while leading...

2 Pages(500 words)Coursework

Although multigrade teaching is most associated with developing countries, the use of this type of system is not limited to Africa and the Caribbean. “Multigrade classes, in which teachers work with more than one curriculum grade at the same time, are widespread in developing countries. They are also surprisingly common in industrialized countries. Yet the needs of learners and teachers in multigrade classes remain invisible to those who plan, design and fund education centrally” (O’Toole, 2006). There are several reasons why districts may choose to utilize the multigrade system, sometimes out of necessity and sometimes as a deliberate choice, just as there are several ways in which the system can be organized. I...

7 Pages(1750 words)Essay

Our performance test is aligned with our performance objective, therefore it is valid. If, however, we make use of a written test and ask our students to write down the steps of baking Shrewsbury biscuits, from the very beginning up to the end, to measure their ability to bake it as explicitly stated in our performance objective, our evaluation tool is far from being valid. To write down the steps of baking in order is one thing and to bake it is another thing. The scheme of work is challenging enough for those talented individuals or those in the Intuitive-feeling (self-expressive) and Sensing-Feeling (interpersonal) style of disposition. While for those gifted or those in the Sensing-Thinking (mastery) and Intuitive Thinker (und...

10 Pages(2500 words)Assignment

According to Bell (2004), in the United Kingdom, the government has implemented the Primary National Strategy which provides a framework for implementing ICT technology in learning. It has been recorded that primary schools have an average of 37 computers in each which are used by teachers and students in learning. There is great access to computers in secondary schools than in primary schools. It is also noted that the development of the use of ICT in teaching and learning in secondary schools is relatively more stable than in primary schools in the United Kingdom. This is perhaps due to the trickle-down effect. The trend is catching up well in primary schools which have established computer laboratories to offer ICT learning to...

7 Pages(1750 words)Term Paper

Herein, comparisons will be made to highlight the differences in using anatomical models for study versus self-directed (usually textbook) learning. As well, the use of tutors as an advantage in the medical classroom will be discussed.

Some students are hands-on learners. For them, three-dimensional (3D) anatomical models are effective. “Exploratory tools enable users to investigate structures in ways not possible in the real world” (Implementing, para. 3). These 3D models can represent just about any part of the human body. Models are available of small structures, like the head, or of the entire human skeleton. Models of the entire human body can also be purchased. Some of them even have removable parts so...

6 Pages(1500 words)Report

I will begin my evaluation with the objectives of the course, discuss a theory that is relevant to learning styles to see how it fits with the course and then provide my conclusions about how this course meets the objectives of the course.

I am assuming that the Teaching and Learning Strategies class was created for students at the college level who were going into some form of teaching or training.

To evaluate this course it is a good idea to start from the beginning and look at the objectives. As I was looking for references in this process, I found a website that had tips for designing instruction that I felt would offer me a structure to work within. According to "Instructional Design," the instruct...

7 Pages(1750 words)Term Paper

When students learn science, they construct meanings and develop understandings in a social context, state Duit & Treagust (1998: 4). Classroom verbal discourse in the form of teacher talk and teacher-student interactions form the basis for most of this meaning-making. Because teacher questions are a frequent component of classroom talk, they play an important role in determining the nature of discourse during science instruction. The cognitive processes that students engage in, as they undertake the process of constructing scientific knowledge, to a large extent depend on the kinds of questions that teachers ask and their way of asking the questions.

Chin (2007: 816) conducted a study to investigate questioning-bas...

7 Pages(1750 words)Case Study

“Language occurs through an interaction among genes (which hold innate tendencies to communicate and be sociable), environment, and the child’s own thinking abilities” (Genishi, 2006). But just how does this happen? How do children learn to use sounds to communicate and then to place those sounds in the correct order to make themselves understood? While some of this behavior can be attributed to the imitation of the caregivers, there remain aspects to the development of language and communication that cannot be so easily explained. To provide a more complete understanding of how language and communication develop in the young child, it is necessary to understand not only the primary terms that are applied, but al...

12 Pages(3000 words)Case Study

...Multimedia in the **Teaching** of Science and **Mathematics**
Introduction:
As the change in the social structure and economical environment are becoming more prominent the new demand for structuring the education system is also increasing day by day. The changes are already taking place, and there is almost no doubt about the fact that such advances in the field of educational technology have already transformed the classrooms all over the world. 1. The teachers of the modern era also enjoy access to different Internet sources, which their predecessors would not even have imagined. The teachers are now equipped with internet sources which provide still images and video of global events, all the statistical data sets on population and economy...

16 Pages(4000 words)Math Problem

...Using computers to **teach** **Mathematics** is better than traditional methods Computer technology has changed the face of education, and is a useful tool in the **teaching** of other subjects as well with **Mathematics** being no exception. Various calculating devices have long been used in **Mathematics**, but the computer offers an even greater potential. Some teachers are reluctant to use computers, for example on the grounds that it is an expensive option and not every child has access to one at home, but its prevalence nowadays means that students should be given the opportunity to use computers in their **Mathematics** lessons. They have the advantage of being able to make complex calculations much quicker, demonstrate graphical visualisations, instilling...

7 Pages(1750 words)Case Study

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The Use of Information and Communication Technology in **Teaching** **Mathematics**
In the UK National Curriculum, **Mathematics** is one of the core subjects at all key stages. This personal rationale for **Mathematics** in the curriculum examines what **Mathematics** is, its importance and what it involves, and the role of pedagogy in **teaching** the subject. The writer, himself a newly appointed teacher of **Mathematics** considers the usefulness of social constructivism in expressing his own personal stance, and the scope for using ICT. This includes a discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of using computers in **Mathematics**. The purpose throughout is to reflect on the subject’s meaning and significance, and to relate some research in the context...

9 Pages(2250 words)Term Paper

In practical terms, this means the way in which cultural meaning is constructed and the direct and implied messages that are conveyed by the act of speech, the level of politeness, discourse organization and the register used.

This has far-reaching implications for the second language classroom, where the learning process may involve the making of assumptions based on L1 ‘implicit mental representations’, that do not match those needed for the target language. If not addressed during the teaching or communicative learning process, this may lead to the application of wrong codes to the L2 task, potentially producing misunderstandings that may result in embarrassment and feelings of failure for the student, th...

7 Pages(1750 words)Article

...An overview of Effective Practices for **Teaching** Children to Read **Teaching** how to read is a complex process that requires a lot of expertise and experience. It is an art and a science at the same time. Its scientific part requires that the teacher should possess the necessary skills about reading, based on scientific evidence. It is an art since it requires that the skills be applied effectively in order to achieve the best results. A difficulty comes in the actual application of the skills. A teacher may be well equipped with the scientific knowledge but may lack on the effective **teaching** practices, which are necessary in delivering. A teacher who knows to **teach** how to read is the one who associates well with the children and knows...

7 Pages(1750 words)Research Paper