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Scaffolding Numeracy: Pre-Service Teachers' Perspective, Irina M. Verenikina, Mohan Chinnappan Jan 2006

Scaffolding Numeracy: Pre-Service Teachers' Perspective, Irina M. Verenikina, Mohan Chinnappan

Faculty of Education - Papers (Archive)

Scaffolding has become increasingly popular as it provides teachers with an appealing alternative to traditional classroom techniques of teaching. Recent research identified a number of different ways that scaffolding can be used in the classroom to improve students’ numeracy levels in primary schools. However, despite the importance of scaffolding, pre-service teachers experience difficulties in understanding the complex techniques of scaffolding and often fail to make connections between theoretical explanations and their practical use. This paper examines current perceptions of scaffolding by a cohort of pre-service teachers, both in its conceptual framework and its practical implications to teaching in the classroom ...


The War On Aids: The Abc's Of Fighting This War, A Historical Perspective, Laura A. Ivey Jan 2006

The War On Aids: The Abc's Of Fighting This War, A Historical Perspective, Laura A. Ivey

Master's Capstone Projects

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