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The Knowledge Quartet 2003-23: the application of teacher knowledge to classroom practice

For more than 20 years, my research with colleagues in and beyond the UK has focused on the professional knowledge of mathematics teachers. Since 2002 this research ´entered the classroom´, to observe how teachers apply what they know in the act of teaching mathematics. The result was a theoretical framework for analysing, discussing and developing mathematics teaching. In 2003 we named this framework the Knowledge Quartet (KQ). In this presentation I shall describe how the KQ emerged from observations of mathematics teaching, and how in the following years the scope of the KQ has been extended from its origins in English elementary classrooms to teaching in secondary schools and universities. An exciting recent development has been the application of the KQ to the teaching of other disciplines, such as science, technology and English.

Tim Rowland, University of Cambridge, UK

Event start 14 December 2023 at 16:10
Event end 14 December 2023 at 18:00
Type of event Lecture
Organiser Department of Mathematics and Mathematics Didactics
Venue R318, Pedagogická fakulta UK, Magdalény Rettigové 4
Target group Academic community
Admission fee Free
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