Primary and Post Primary teachers’ insights into their teaching of algebra
Abstract: This research focuses on teachers’ insights into their teaching of algebra, particularly during the transition from primary to post-primary school. Data generated in this research specifically investigates upper primary and lower post-primary school teachers’ conceptual understanding of algebra. The study was qualitative in nature and involved two phases of semi-structured interviews with a cohort of upper primary and lower post-primary school teachers. The second interviews have just been completed and transcription is ongoing.
Investigators/ Researchers: Dr Niamh O’Meara; Dr Mark Prendergast; Dr Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhainn; Dr Paul Grimes
Commencement Date: January 2018
End Date: December 2019