A Teacher Training Project to Promote Mathematics Laboratory During the COVID-19 Health Crisis in Italy

Chiara Giberti 1 *
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1 Department of Human and Social Science, University of Bergamo, Bergamo, ITALY
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EUR J SCI MATH ED, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp. 256-268. https://doi.org/10.30935/scimath/11837
Published: 03 March 2022
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The M@t.abel2020 project supported Italian teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic period, proposing activities based on the mathematics laboratory teaching method which are suitable for distance learning situations. The project resulted in the establishment of an online community of 1,500 teachers. In this paper we present an exploratory study based on an open-ended questionnaire assigned to teachers involved in the project, with the aim of analyzing the results of this training project in terms of mathematics teacher’s specialized knowledge. Results show that the project enriched teachers’ knowledge not only in terms of pedagogical content knowledge but also in mathematical knowledge.

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Giberti, C. (2022). A Teacher Training Project to Promote Mathematics Laboratory During the COVID-19 Health Crisis in Italy. European Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 10(3), 256-268. https://doi.org/10.30935/scimath/11837

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