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  • Children’s views of their teacher’s role in helping them learn mathematics

    Taylor, Merilyn; Hawera, Ngārewa; Young-Loveridge, Jennifer (Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia Inc., 2005)
    This paper reports on data from 183 nine-to eleven-year old children attending six Waikato schools. An analysis is provided of children’s responses to a question about their teacher’s role in helping them learn mathematics. ...
  • Conceptions, language, culture and mathematics and the New Zealand curriculum.

    Bailey, Judy; Taylor, Merilyn (Faculty of Education, University of Waikato, 2010)
    In this paper we explore two conceptions of mathematics that are evident in literature. Mathematics as a static body of knowledge is one conception, and another is of mathematics being an endeavour that is constructive and ...
  • Curriculum implementation exploratory studies: Final report

    Cowie, Bronwen; Hipkins, Rosemary; Boyd, Sally; Bull, Ally; Keown, Paul Ashley; McGee, Clive; Cooper, Beverley; Ferrier-Kerr, Jenny L.; Hume, Anne Christine; McKim, Anne M.; Moreland, Judy; Morrison, Michele; Bolstad, Rachel; Spiller, Lorraine; Taylor, Merilyn; Yates, Russell (Ministry of Education, 2009)
    Throughout the history of schooling in New Zealand the national curriculum has been revised at fairly regular intervals. Consequently, schools are periodically faced with having to accommodate to new curriculum. In between ...
  • Experiencing a mathematical problem-solving teaching approach: Opportunities to identify ambitious teaching practices

    Bailey, Judy; Taylor, Merilyn (MERGA, 2015)
    Learning to teach is a complex matter, and many different models of pre-service teacher education have been used to support novice teachers in preparation for the classroom. More recently there have been calls for embedding ...
  • Exploring the front end of New Zealand curriculum in student teacher education: an example from language and mathematics education.

    Bailey, Judy; Blakeney-Williams, Marilyn; Carss, Wendy Diane; Cowie, Bronwen; Hāwera, Ngārewa; Taylor, Merilyn (Faculty of Education, University of Waikato, 2010)
    This paper reports on two components of a collaborative project conducted by members of the language and literacy education, mathematics education and social studies teaching teams at the Faculty of Education, The University ...