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‘Voodoo maths’, asymmetric dependency and maths blame: why collaboration between school science and mathematics teachers is so rare

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Mathematical reasoning and tools are intrinsic to science, yet the close and dependent relationship science has to mathematics is not reflected in either school education or science education research. This paper asks what the barriers are to a mutually beneficial relationship between the two disciplines. A two-phase qualitative interview study was used to explore the relationship between school science and mathematics education through the perspectives of science and mathematics education po...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1080/09500693.2019.1579945

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Education
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1735-0045
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ORCID:
0000-0001-5154-8306
Publisher:
Routledge
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International Journal of Science Education More from this journal
Volume:
41
Issue:
6
Pages:
782-802
Publication date:
2019-03-16
Acceptance date:
2019-02-04
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EISSN:
1464-5289
ISSN:
0950-0693
Language:
English
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pubs:983308
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uuid:fcfec9cb-148a-4852-aa1a-7feb8f766803
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pubs:983308
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983308
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2019-03-18

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