# The year in which my love of maths changed : Pre-service primary teachers' self-image as mathematicians

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Wilson, Sue and Thornton, Steve. (2005). The year in which my love of maths changed : Pre-service primary teachers' self-image as mathematicians.

*Making mathematics vital : The twentieth biennial conference of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers Inc..*Adelaide, South Australia: Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers. pp. 268-274

Authors | Wilson, Sue and Thornton, Steve |
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Type | Conference paper |

Abstract | In this study pre-service teachers reflected on their own school experiences and their views of themselves as learners of mathematics while studying school students’ experiences of mathematics. This paper discusses pre-service teachers’ written responses to readings on students’ learning problems, such as maths anxiety, and shows how their reflections brought about changes in their self-image of themselves as students, and their assessment of their capacity to learn and teach mathematics. They emphasised the potential of individual teachers to have a lasting influence, and showed increasing awareness and exploration of alternatives to the approaches that they experienced. |

Keywords | curriculum and pedagogy; higher education; mathematics and numeracy |

Year | 2005 |

Publisher | Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers |

Publisher's version | License All rights reserved File Access Level Controlled |

Book title | Making mathematics vital : Proceedings of the twentieth biennial conference of the Australian Association Mathematics Teachers |

Page range | 268-274 |

Book editor | Coupland, M. |

Anderson, J. | |

Spencer, T. | |

ISBN | 1875900586 |

Research Group | School of Arts |

Output status | Published |

Publication dates | |

Online | 2005 |

Place of publication | Adelaide, South Australia |

https://acuresearchbank.acu.edu.au/item/88vq8/the-year-in-which-my-love-of-maths-changed-pre-service-primary-teachers-self-image-as-mathematicians

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