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Implementing Mandated Curriculum Reform: Sources Of Support For Teacher-Meaning Making, Janeen Therese Lamb Jan 2010

Implementing Mandated Curriculum Reform: Sources Of Support For Teacher-Meaning Making, Janeen Therese Lamb

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The impetus for this study was a pragmatic concern for the implementation of the Mathematics Year 1-10 Syllabus (Queensland Studies Authority, 2004) at Hillside Primary School (pseudonym). The researcher's involvement with this school was as the Support Teacher: Learning Difficulties 2002-2004. During this time the researcher assisted teachers by working with students who had difficulty acquiring the necessary mathematical skills which enabled them to keep pace with their peers, and actively participate in their environment. During these collaborations it became evident that the teachers had a general unease with the teaching of mathematics, and this became heightened as draft ...