Jane Stewart, Karin Morrison
The 12th International Conference on Thinking will be held in Melbourne, 4–8 July 2005. The conference includes a wide range of practitioner presentations from leading schools in Australia, New Zealand and other countries. It also provides an opportunity for principals, teachers and other education leaders to hear from cutting-edge thinkers, researchers and practitioners from other fields.
Study groups in maths for pre-service primary teachers have been found to develop their confidence, self-reliance and awareness of options for creative problem-solving.by primary school students – Mathematics Teacher Education and Development.
Jeffrey Barrett, Jo Olsen
Also in Mathematics Teacher Education and Development
, a study in the USA looks at whether coaching by experts can lead maths teachers to implement curriculum reforms in their classrooms.
Grouping students into age-based, mixed-ability classrooms, with students changing teachers each year, interrupts the work of building on students’ individual successes and in dealing with their academic or personal difficulties – Checking the Pulse