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Investigating teachers' use of questions in the mathematics classroom


Muir, T, Investigating teachers' use of questions in the mathematics classroom, Proceedings of the 33rd Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 19-24 July 2009, Greece, pp. 161-168. ISBN 978-960-243-652-3 (2009) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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As part of a study investigating effective numeracy practices, the types of questions asked by teachers during a series of mathematics lessons were examined. The findings indicated that the types of questions teachers asked influenced the nature of the studentsí responses and that probing questions were particularly utilised to encourage student explanations.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Learner and learning
Objective Field:Learner and learning not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Muir, T (Associate Professor Tracey Muir)
ID Code:60518
Year Published:2009
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2010-02-09
Last Modified:2015-03-05
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