Category Archives: beliefs

Mathematical problem solving and students’ belief systems

María Luz Callejo and Antoni Vila have written an article that was published in Educational Studies in Mathematics last week. The article is entitled Approach to mathematical problem solving and students’ belief systems: two case studies. Most studies that focus … Continue reading

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Epistemological beliefs

Dena L. Wheeler and Diane Montgomery have written an article about college students’ epistemological beliefs. The article that is entitled Community college students’ views on learning mathematics in terms of their epistemological beliefs: a Q method study was published online … Continue reading

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Knowledge and beliefs

Much of my own research the last years has been related to knowledge and beliefs concerning mathematics, teaching and learning of mathematics. In the most recent issue of Instructional Science, Angela Boldrin and Lucia Mason have written an article that … Continue reading

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Measuring teachers’ beliefs about mathematics

M.A. Lazim and M.T. Abu Osman have written an article called Measuring Teachers’ Beliefs about Mathematics: A Fuzzy Set Approach. The article was published in the current issue of International Journal of Social Sciences. Here is the abstract of their … Continue reading

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The development of beliefs and practice

Despina Potari  and Barbara Georgiadou–Kabouridis have written an article called A primary teacher’s mathematics teaching: the development of beliefs and practice in different “supportive” contexts. The article was recently published online in Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education. Here is the article … Continue reading

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Using history of mathematics

Charalambos Y. Charalambous, Areti Panaoura and George Philippou have written an article called Using the history of mathematics to induce changes in preservice teachers’ beliefs and attitudes: insights from evaluating a teacher education program. The article was published online in Educational Studies in Mathematics on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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Elementary prospective teachers’ mathematical beliefs

Susan L. Swars, Stephanie Z. Smith, Marvin E. Smith and Lynn C. Hart have written an article called A longitudinal study of effects of a developmental teacher preparation program on elementary prospective teachers’ mathematics beliefs. The article was published online … Continue reading

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