Teacher training with special reference to teaching primary school mathematics in developing countries

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Jun. 1974

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The findings and data obtained from mathematics projects in the Caribbean, particularly the St. Lucia Mathematics Project, indicate possible approaches to teacher training in mathematics. Three main strategies are described for curriculum development strategies, mathematics curriculum strategies, and mathematics strategies. It is suggested that, among other benefits, these strategies allow teachers to learn mathematics while teaching it, ensure that teaching methods used and devised by teachers are based on the nature of mathematics, and generate teaching methods based on the actual experiences of the children and their intellectual development


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