your own personal beliefs about learning and discover why it is
important for teachers to examine and re-examine the learning process.
to elicit, accept, and build on students' ideas, and discover the
connection between student ideas and intellectual development.
students learn by assimilating new concepts into their already existing
inquiry learning is essential in mathematics and science, and develop
several strategies for inquiry-based teaching.
how facilitating the construction of students' own mathematical
ideas has a positive effect on learning.
6The Mind's Intelligences
Review Gardner's "Theory of Multiple Intelligences" and
learn how to create learning environments that support the full
spectrum of students' intelligences and abilities.
7Design, Construction, and Technology
effects of technology on learning when students design and develop
tools to support their own inquiries.
in curricula, textbooks, and teaching practices around the world,
and discuss how these differences affect student learning in mathematics