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AME Institute for JC Teachers

Teaching Calculus with Big Ideas in Mind Associate Professor Toh Tin Lam National Institute of Education Abstract: With the recent emphasis on teaching mathematics with Big Ideas, in this six-hour session, teachers will be introduced to the ways that pre-university calculus can be taught with an emphasis on building students’ conceptual understanding and developing in …

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AME Institute for Primary Teachers

Making sense of mathematics through reasoning and communication in the primary school Professor Berinderjeet Kaur National Institute of Education Abstract: Reasoning and communication is a critical mathematical process through which learners make sense of the mathematics they work with. Therefore, it is imperative that teachers engage learners in mathematical tasks that facilitate reasoning and communication. …

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TME(2020) Vol 1, No. 1, pp 43-57

Types of Understanding of Statistics Demonstrated by Postsecondary Students Collette LEMIEUX, and Olive CHAPMAN Mount Royal University Canada University of Calgary Canada Published in The Mathematician Educator, 2020, Vol 1, No. 1, pp 43-57. Abstract Studies in statistics education tend to highlight students’ misconceptions and difficulties in learning statistics. But, from a constructivist perspective of …

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TME(2020) Vol 1, No. 1, pp 25-42

Fostering Critical Thinking in Singapore Primary Mathematics Classrooms Pearlyn LIM Li Gek, LEE Ngan Hoe, and CHUA Boon Liang National Institute of Education Nanyang Technological University Singapore Published in The Mathematician Educator, 2020, Vol 1, No. 1, pp 25-42. Abstract In order to prepare students for the 21st century, it is important to foster critical …

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TME(2020) Vol 1, No. 1, pp 14-24

The Groundhog Problem HO Weng Kin, and Peter Liljedahl National Institute of Education Nanyang Technological University Singapore Simon Fraser University Canada Published in The Mathematician Educator, 2020, Vol 1, No. 1, pp 14-24. Abstract The Groundhog Problem is stated as follows: “A groundhog has made an infinite number of holes roughly a metre apart in …

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Close Encounters with a Mathematics Journal Paper TAY Eng Guan National Institute of Education Nanyang Technological University Singapore Published in The Mathematician Educator, 2020, Vol 1, No. 1, pp 2-13. Abstract This article reports the encounters of a mathematician educator with a mathematics journal paper over a few years. The paper trail illustrates an equal …

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TME(2020) Vol 1, No. 2, pp 102-121

Finding Correct Solution(s) ⇏ Creating Correct Algorithm(s): Shedding More Light on How and Why John Griffith TUPOUNIUA Massey University New Zealand Published in The Mathematician Educator, 2020, Vol 1, No. 2, pp 102-121. Abstract The growing global emphasis on computational thinking in school curricula requires enhancing students’ competencies in algorithmatizing—i.e., creating, testing, and revising an …

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TME(2020) Vol 1, No. 2, pp 83-101

Nature and Perceptions of Pre-Class Tasks Used in a Flipped Linear Algebra Course for Pre-Service Teachers NG Wee Leng, TEO Kok Ming, WONG Khoon Yoong, and KWAN Kang Ling National Institute of Education Nanyang Technological University Singapore Published in The Mathematician Educator, 2020, Vol 1, No. 2, pp 83-101. Abstract In recent years, computer-based technology …

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