Madeline Beveridge: Maths teacher, blogger and researcher

Reblog: This week I’m hosting the EduTweetOz twitter account. The following is my responses for a little introductory ‘interview’ I did.

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Madeline Beveridge will be taking over the reigns of EduTweetOz on the evening of Sunday, January 26, following an inspiring week from primary principal, Jason Borton.

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She’s been keeping a blog, Mathitude for the last 6 months which is always very thoughtful and interesting, and she has the ability to explain some pretty complex issues in clear terms.

I find I learn a lot from her blogs and twitter presence., She often causes me to pause and reflect critically on what I think about things, so I’m looking forward to seeing what she’ll bring to the account this week.

Here are her answers to our five questions:

Please tell us a little about your background in education. Why did you decide to become involved in education? What are some of the roles you’ve had and what does your current role involve?

I very much consider myself a ‘beginning…

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About madelinebevs

Mathematics teacher and researcher. Runner. I'm excited by mathematics education. Having taught high-school mathematics for several years I am currently studying a Master of Education (Honours) in mathematics education, with the aim to ‘upgrade’ to a PhD later this year. My research is addressing how the constructivist epistemology (more specifically explicit instruction in metacognitive and self-reflective strategies) influences students’ affective domain. Mathematics education and research excites me greatly. I’m thrilled that I have the opportunity to write and work in this area. This blog will be (mostly) a collection of opinion pieces published several times a week on contemporary issues in mathematics education, with an Australian focus. More often than not topics will be generated from recent news headlines.
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