TEACHING TO USE IN SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS PREVIOUSLY ACQUIRED SKILLS

Ilze France, Dace Namsone, Līga Čakāne, Uldis Dzērve, Jānis Vilciņš

Abstract


Goal of the research is to analyse how students currently succeed in using basic skills acquired in mathematics, in science and real-life contexts, before new reforms in Latvia for the development of students' competence have been started. Only about 20% of students in the national testing for 9th grade were able to do it. The research analysed students’ papers, results, and study aids, as well as teacher performance in lessons.


Keywords


science and mathematics teaching; basic skills in a new context; teacher collaboration

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17770/sie2016vol2.1392

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