An application example on the realistic mathematics education

Perihan Artut, Ayten Pınar Bal
2016 International Journal of Social Sciences and Education Research  
It aims to investigate primary school teachers' views related to realistic mathematics teaching practices in this research. This is a qualitative study. The research was conducted with eight primary school teachers. The teachers were first given theoretical information about realistic mathematics education. Then, they worked in pairs on context problems. Before the practice session, the teachers' perspectives about realistic mathematics education were taken through pre-interview forms, then
more » ... r the practice session, post-interview forms were used to get the teachers' point of views. Their pre and post perspectives were compared in order to observe the changes in their point of views. The data were analysed through descriptive analysis. The results showed that primary school teachers had limited knowledge about realistic mathematics edcuation before the practice session. After the practice session, they expressed their positive ideas about realistic mathematics teaching. They also added that they can use this method in their classes while teaching mathematics.
doi:10.24289/ijsser.279000 fatcat:bz4svqb3m5aiza6abs5oaxsccm