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Learning from student reflections

Kissane, B. (2013) Learning from student reflections. In: Kaur, B., (ed.) Nurturing Reflective Learners in Mathematics: Yearbook 2013. World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, pp. 123-149.

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Nurturing reflective learning in the school depends critically on teachers being appropriately reflective themselves. In this chapter, the author describes some pre-service primary teachers reflecting on their own experiences of learning mathematics. The pre-service teachers were required to reflect on how they had learned mathematics and on how technology was used to support their learning. The chapter draws on a sample of the resulting reflections to illustrate the value of such an activity for the pre-service teachers themselves, while the results of the reflections also provided learning opportunities for their teacher.

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Education
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co.
Copyright: 2013 World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd
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