The University of Notre Dame Australia

Improving the Mathematical Content Knowledge of Pre-Service Middle School Teachers

The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Fremantle campus offers aspiring middle school teachers a unit focused on improving mathematical content knowledge and proficiency. The students who completed the pre-unit surveys indicated a need to refresh and consolidate mathematical content knowledge. Post-unit surveys indicated overwhelmingly that the unit helped prepare students to become more confident, competent and knowledgeable in mathematical content.

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