LifelabOne of our flagship projects is Lifelab.
Try out some of HTML5 geometry proof pages made for the British Academy enGasia project.
February 2, 2023Science and Maths for All event
Last week, we had a Mathematics, Science and health Education Research Centre (MSHE) event for MSc students. During this event students were given the opportunity to engage in activities, discuss mathematics and science education research; and meet members of the Mathematics Science and Health Education (MSHE) Centre at Southampton Education School. The talks and activities included: […]Posted By : MSHE
January 19, 2023New work on Chinese primary mathematics classrooms
Southampton Education School alumnus Dr Zhenzhen Miao, Professor Christian Bokhove, Professor David Reynolds, and Professor Charalambos Y. Charalambous, have published “Rational numbers and proportional reasoning in Chinese primary schools: Patterns, latent classes, and reasoning processes” in the Asian Journal for Mathematics Education. https://doi.org/10.1177/27527263221143802 Abstract: Rational numbers and proportional reasoning are challenging topics in school mathematics. […]Posted By : Christian Bokhove
December 13, 2022Interactive SMP – new funded project in secondary mathematics
Dr Ben Davies has secured funding for developing an interactive version of the School Mathematics Textbook materials. Interactive SMP focuses on developing online interactive workbooks for secondary school mathematics. These workbooks will be adaptations of the existing SMP archive and are a collaboration between the Southampton Education School, Department of Mathematics, and 10+ secondary school […]Posted By : Antri Christodoulou
September 28, 2022Brock and Park on the nature of science
An article “Distinguishing Nature of Science Beliefs, Knowledge and Understandings” authored by Richard Brock and MSHE colleague Wonyong Park has been published in the journal Science & Ecuation. Whilst teaching about the nature of science (NOS) is a significant goal of science education, there remains debate about specifying the NOS and appropriate pedagogies and approaches […]Posted By : MSHE
August 25, 2022Thinking about Proof booklet published
In Spring 2022 we conducted the ‘Mathematics in Transit’ project. In this project a team of teachers and researchers from post-16 schools, the Southampton Education School and the School of Mathematics, explored curriculum materials to find the topic that would be most helped with a supporting booklet. The most useful topic was ‘proof’. This booklet […]Posted By : MSHE
July 30, 2022MSc students visit to the SeaCity museum
SeaCity Museum, located in the civic centre of Southampton, tells the story of the people of the city, their fascinating lives and historic connections with Titanic and the sea. Neta Shaby and Ran Peleg, lecturers in the School of Education, specialising in research on informal learning environment, such as museums, organised the visit for the […]Posted By : MSHE
July 10, 2022Are instructional practices different between East and West?
A new publication by Dr Christian Bokhove explores whether instructional practices in secondary mathematics classrooms differ between Western and East Asian countries. After each round of International Large-scale Assessments such as the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), excellent achievements by countries in East Asia […]Posted By : MSHE