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Lizzy’s struggles with attaining fluency in multiplication tables
(Faculty of Education, University of the Free State, 2013)
Many learners struggle to make the transition from addition and subtraction to multiplication and division, which hampers further progress in mathematics. In this article, I present a case study of one learner who struggled ...
Mathematical literacy teachers’ engagement with contextual tasks based on personal finance
(Faculty of Education, University of the Free State, 2012-09)
This article reports on a study carried out with a group of 108 practising Mathematical Literacy (ML) teachers who participated in an Advanced Certificate in Education (ACE) programme. The purpose of the qualitative study ...
An exploration of the common content knowledge of high school mathematics teachers
(Faculty of Education, University of the Free State, 2014)
Many studies point to the problem of poor mathematics content knowledge of mathematics teachers in South Africa. The purpose of this study was to investigate teachers’ knowledge of the mathematics they are themselves ...