Mathematics and the educator

Reflective questions

Teacher watching children play with beads.

For mathematics: the fusion of disposition and subject knowledge

As you respond to these questions reflect on why you can recall these experiences/incidents:

  • What memories do I have of my school mathematics experiences?
  • Which teacher stands out for me as one who helped me feel good about mathematics?
  • How did I gain knowledge of mathematical concepts?
  • Where/when did I do my maths homework?
  • Who helped me with my maths homework?
  • Did I help others in my family with their maths problems?

Last updated: 4 February 2010