The participants in this study described the images of the classrooms and characteristics of the teachers who influenced their beliefs about mathematics and themselves as learners of mathematics. In turn, the stories the beginning teachers told about learning mathematics contributed to who they became---and are becoming---as teachers. Narrative data and classroom observations were used to develop three case studies of pre-service teachers and one case study of a first year teacher.Mathematics Teaching Self Profiles Beliefs about Mathematics Emotions about Who One is In the Classroom - Actions, Decisions, ... rules and skills Teacher positions students as passive learners; studentsa#39; ideas are not considered; students engage in individual paper ... exams Reform Teaches mathematics as a dynamic, problem driven and continually expanding discipline; main focus of teaching is onanbsp;...

Title | : | The Mathematics Teaching Self: The Role of Prospective Elementary Teachers' Stories about Learning and Teaching Mathematics |

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Publisher | : | ProQuest - 2007 |

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