Professional learning for cultural mathematics in Papua New Guinea’s elementary schools
2014 (English)In: Curriculum in focus: Research guided practice: Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia / [ed] Anderson, J; Cavanagh, M; Prescott, A, Sydney: MERGA , 2014, 726-729 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
A design of principles for teacher professional learning was developed to improve the teaching of Cultural Mathematics in elementary schools in Papua New Guinea. The design’s appropriateness for PNG elementary schools is the focus of the research implemented through week-long workshops using technology enhancement. Implementation has been in different ecologies and through workshops with different numbers and diversity of languages of teachers attending. This paper outlines the design of the principles and the structure of the workshop.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Sydney: MERGA , 2014. 726-729 p.
Papua New Guinea, Ethnomathematics in Schools, Elementary Teacher Education, Language and Mathematics, Inquiry Learning, Design-based Research.
Research subject didactics of mathematics
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-108412OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-108412DiVA: diva2:852961
Curriculum in focus: Research guided practice: 37th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia).
ProjectsImproving the teaching of mathematics elementary schools by using local languages and cultural practices (Papua New Guinea) (AusAID)