Year 2019, Volume 7, Issue 13, Pages 109 - 119 2019-04-30

Mathematics Teachers’ Views on Mathematical Thinking
Mathematics Teachers’ Views on Mathematical Thinking

Emine Nur ÜNVEREN BİLGİÇ [1] , Ayşe Zeynep AZAK [2]

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The aim of this research is to examine the opinions of mathematics teachers about mathematical thinking. The study examined teachers’ knowledge level and views regarding mathematical thinking within the scope of a class titled “Development of Mathematical Thinking Skills in Children” in educational sciences institute of a university. The study was conducted in a pattern of descriptive case study following a qualitative paradigm. Descriptive case studies are definitive. Participants considered mathematical thinking as a process in which they related real life and mathematics in preeducation. In posteducation process, however, the participants were able to define mathematical thinking with several different viewpoints and examples and explain the process with examples.

The aim of this research is to examine the opinions of mathematics teachers about mathematical thinking. The study examined teachers’ knowledge level and views regarding mathematical thinking within the scope of a class titled “Development of Mathematical Thinking Skills in Children” in educational sciences institute of a university. The study was conducted in a pattern of descriptive case study following a qualitative paradigm. Descriptive case studies are definitive. Participants considered mathematical thinking as a process in which they related real life and mathematics in preeducation. In posteducation process, however, the participants were able to define mathematical thinking with several different viewpoints and examples and explain the process with examples.

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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Published Date April
Journal Section Full Length Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-9684-4192
Author: Emine Nur ÜNVEREN BİLGİÇ (Primary Author)
Institution: SAKARYA UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-2686-6043
Author: Ayşe Zeynep AZAK
Institution: SAKARYA UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date: April 30, 2019

APA ÜNVEREN BİLGİÇ, E , AZAK, A . (2019). Mathematics Teachers’ Views on Mathematical Thinking. Journal of Computer and Education Research, 7 (13), 109-119. Retrieved from http://dergipark.org.tr/jcer/issue/44941/531911