Autour des stratégies utilisées pour former les maîtres du premier degré en mathématiques

Abstract This article is a contribution to the didactic study of the training offered to primary school teachers in Mathematics. It introduces a classification of the different kinds of approaches used by teachers trainers in french University Training Colleges (« Instituts Universitaires de Formation des Maîtres ») to convey to their students three types of … Lire la suite

Formation des maîtres et paradigmes géométriques

Abstract The teaching of geometry to primary school (children from 3 to 11) teachers needs an epistemological explanation of the different meanings of the word « geometry ». We define a priori a conceptual frame, which organises geometry upon three kinds of knowledge: intuition, experience and deduction. Drawing on Gonseth’s works, we bring out three … Lire la suite