Browsing by Author "Philippou, George N."
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Beginning teachers' concerns regarding the adoption of new mathematics curriculum materials
Christou, Constantinos; Eliophotou Menon, Maria; Philippou, George N. (2008)

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Cypriot and Greek Primary Teachers' Conceptions about Mathematical Assessment
Philippou, George N.; Christou, Constantinos (1997)Investigates the conception of teachers on mathematical assessment in Cyprus and Greece. Administration of mailed questionnaires to teachers; Importance on examining the mathematical assessment of students as existing ...

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Developing a test for exploring student performance in a complex domain: Challenges faced, decisions made, and implications drawn
Charalambous, Charalambos Y.; Kyriakides, Leonidas; Philippou, George N. (2012)This paper illustrates the application of existing guidelines to develop a test grounded in theoretical perspectives and empirical findings in the area of problem solving. By documenting this process, the paper outlines ...

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The developmental nature of ability to solve onestep word problems
Christou, Constantinos; Philippou, George N. (1998)Recently many researchers have focused on analyzing the structure of onestep word problems and the solution strategies employed by pupils. We have investigated the effect of mental schemes corresponding to additive and ...

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The effects of a preparatory mathematics program in changing prospective teachers' attitudes towards mathematics
Philippou, George N.; Christou, Constantinos (1998)In this study the results of a project aimed at changing prospective teachers' attitudes towards mathematics are reported. A mathematics preparatory program was designed and implemented over a period of three years. The ...

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The Functions of Pictures in Problem Solving
Elia, Iliada; Philippou, George N. (International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2004)In the present study, we assert that pictures serve four functions in problem solving: decorative, representational, organizational and informational. We, therefore, investigate the effects of pictures based on their ...

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Illuminating reform evaluation studies through incorporating teacher effectiveness research: A case study in mathematics
Kyriakides, Leonidas; Charalambous, Charalambos Y.; Philippou, George N.; Campbell, R. J. (2006)The goal of the present study was twofold: first to examine teachers' and students' reactions toward a mathematics reform introduced in Cypriot primary schools, and second to investigate the factors influencing the ...

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Mapping and development of intuitive proportional thinking
Christou, Constantinos; Philippou, George N. (2001)The purpose of this study was twofold. First, to find out students' informal understanding of proportional problems, and discuss their solution strategies. Second, to investigate how the intuitions developed by students ...

Book
Mathematics curricumum in Cyprus for grades K12.
Christou, Constantinos; Panaoura, Areti; PittaPantazi, Demetra; Philippou, George N.; Stylianopoulos, N. (Ministry of Education and Culture; Cyprus Pedagogical Institute & Development Programs Service, 2010)

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Preservice Teachers' SelfEsteem and Mathematics Achievement
Christou, Constantinos; Philippou, George N.; Eliophotou Menon, Maria (2001)The purpose of this article is to examine the relationship between preservice teachers' general selfesteem and mathematics achievement through the inclusion of variables that are supported by recent research in psychology ...

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Role of Schemas in OneStep Word Problems
Christou, Constantinos; Philippou, George N. (1999)This study focuses on the structures and relationships involved in onestep additive and multiplicative problems. Thirtythree problems were given to 450 students in grades 2, 3 and 4. The analysis of results showed that ...

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Teachers' conceptions of mathematics and students' achievement: A crosscultural study based on results from TIMSS
Philippou, George N.; Christou, Constantinos (1999)Teachers' conceptions of mathematics and its pedagogy are generally considered to be important determinants in understanding teachers' thought processes, classroom practices, and their learning to teach. Teachers' overall ...

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Teachers' concerns and efficacy beliefs about implementing a mathematics curriculum reform: Integrating two lines of inquiry
Charalambous, Charalambos Y.; Philippou, George N. (2010)This study brings together two lines of research on teachers' affective responses toward mathematics curriculum reforms: Their concerns and their efficacy beliefs. Using structural equation modeling to analyze data on 151 ...

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Teachers' concerns regarding the adoption of a new mathematics curriculum: An application of CBAM
Christou, Constantinos; Eliophotou Menon, Maria; Philippou, George N. (2004)The main purpose of the present study was to identify and examine the concerns of primary school teachers in Cyprus in relation to the recent implementation of a new mathematics curriculum and the use of new mathematics ...

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Tracing the development of preservice teachers' efficacy beliefs in teaching mathematics during fieldwork
Charalambous, Charalambos Y.; Philippou, George N.; Kyriakides, Leonidas (2008)This paper focuses on efficacy beliefs with respect to teaching mathematics; it aims at testing and validating an existing scale for measuring efficacy beliefs in the domain of mathematics, examining the development of ...

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Using the history of mathematics to induce changes in preservice teachers' beliefs and attitudes: Insights from evaluating a teacher education program
Charalambous, Charalambos Y.; Panaoura, Areti; Philippou, George N. (2009)Scholars and teacher educators alike agree that teachers' beliefs and attitudes toward mathematics are key informants of teachers' instructional approaches. Therefore, it has become clear that, in addition to enriching ...