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Learning to teach algebra: trainee-teachers’ knowledge of students’ errors and difficulties

Learning to teach algebra: trainee-teachers’ knowledge of students’ errors and difficulties
Learning to teach algebra: trainee-teachers’ knowledge of students’ errors and difficulties
This short paper summarises a study investigating trainee-teachers’ knowledge of students’ errors and difficulties in algebra. Some findings are given that indicate that only a small proportion of trainee-teachers have knowledge of all the characteristics of students' interpretations of the letters in typical algebra tasks used in schools.
mathematics, education, algebra, trainee teachers
2-3
University of Southampton
Al-Ghafri, Mohammed
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Jones, Keith
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Hirst, Keith
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Al-Ghafri, Mohammed
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Jones, Keith
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Hirst, Keith
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Al-Ghafri, Mohammed, Jones, Keith and Hirst, Keith (2002) Learning to teach algebra: trainee-teachers’ knowledge of students’ errors and difficulties. In, Occasional Papers in Science, Technology, Environmental and Mathematics Education. (Occasional Papers in Science, Technology, Environmental and Mathematics Education) Southampton, GB. University of Southampton, pp. 2-3.

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Abstract

This short paper summarises a study investigating trainee-teachers’ knowledge of students’ errors and difficulties in algebra. Some findings are given that indicate that only a small proportion of trainee-teachers have knowledge of all the characteristics of students' interpretations of the letters in typical algebra tasks used in schools.

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Published date: November 2002
Keywords: mathematics, education, algebra, trainee teachers

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Local EPrints ID: 445785
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/445785
PURE UUID: 942fdeb3-a474-462b-80a8-865215968763
ORCID for Keith Jones: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-3677-8802

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Date deposited: 07 Jan 2021 17:33
Last modified: 18 Feb 2021 16:41

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