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The elements of teachers' competency for creative teaching in mathematics

Mariani, Azhari and Ismail, Zaleha (2015) The elements of teachers' competency for creative teaching in mathematics. International Education Studies (13). pp. 93-97. ISSN 1913-9020

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ies.v8n13p93

Abstract

Creative teaching in mathematics based on teachers' competency is important in helping to realize the objectives of the quality of education that is to be in the third position in international assessments such as Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) and Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). This study aims to explore and determine the elements of teachers' competency for creative teaching in mathematics which will be used as the measured variables and the basis for the construction of instruments in the process of developing a model of creative teaching in mathematics based on teachers' competencies. In order to identify the elements of teachers' competency, a qualitative exploratory study was conducted in the form of document analysis, literature analysis and experts interviews. Document analysis and literature analysis were analyzed using systematic data analyses, while the findings from the interviews were analyzed using a frequency matrix table. The findings of the study showed that the Professional Knowledge, Functionality Skills and Creative Attitudes were identified as the critical elements of teachers' competency for creative teaching in mathematics.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:competency, creative teaching, exploratory, mathematics
Subjects:A General Works
Divisions:Education
ID Code:58937
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:04 Dec 2016 12:07
Last Modified:25 Sep 2017 12:44

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