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TME(2021) Vol 2, No. 1, pp 47-62

A Tri-Lens Approach for Unpacking Teachers’ Design of Instructional Materials CHIN Sze Looi, CHOY Ban Heng, and LEONG Yew Hoong National Institute of Education Nanyang Technological University Singapore Published in The Mathematician Educator, 2021, Vol 2, No. 1, pp 47-62. Abstract Teacher-designed notes and worksheets are common instructional materials used in Singapore mathematics classrooms that …

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TME(2021) Vol 2, No. 1, pp 33-46

A Listing Approach for Counting Problems NG Wai Kuen, and LEONG Yew Hoong Nanyang Polytechnic Singapore National Institute of Education Nanyang Technological University Singapore Published in The Mathematician Educator, 2021, Vol 2, No. 1, pp 33-46. Abstract It is well-known that Counting Problems are difficult for many students. Mistakes such as the wrong use of …

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TME(2021) Vol 2, No. 1, pp 11-32

Visualising Infinite Sums as a Study in Shifts of Attention John MASON Open University & University of Oxford United Kingdom Published in The Mathematician Educator, 2021, Vol 2, No. 1, pp 11-32. Abstract A method of depicting the sum of finite and infinite geometric progressions with ratio at most 1/2 is extended in various ways …

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TME(2021) Vol 2, No. 1, pp 1-10

Fallacies about the Derivative of the Trigonometric Sine Function TOH Tin Lam, TAY Eng Guan, and TONG Cherng Luen National Institute of Education Nanyang Technological University Singapore Published in The Mathematician Educator, 2021, Vol 2, No. 1, pp 1-10. Abstract In this paper, several fallacies about the extension of the formula $\frac{d}{dx} (\sin x) = …

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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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TME(2020) Vol 1, No. 1, pp 2-13

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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