Exemplary Practices of Mathematics Teachers

  • Yew Hoong LeongEmail author
  • Berinderjeet Kaur
  • Ngan Hoe Lee
  • Tin Lam Toh
Part of the Mathematics Education – An Asian Perspective book series (MATHEDUCASPER)


In the first section of this chapter, we review the growing literature on “practices”, focusing on the purpose of studying teacher practices in actual classrooms in view of its potential in teacher professional development. Following that, we zoom in to the Singapore situation by reviewing other studies here on mathematics teacher practices. In the second section, we describe an ongoing project and its contribution to research on exemplary practices of Singapore mathematics teachers. In the final section, we discuss the usefulness of this review in relation to the effort of building portraits of Singapore mathematics teacher practices.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yew Hoong Leong
    • 1
    Email author
  • Berinderjeet Kaur
    • 1
  • Ngan Hoe Lee
    • 1
  • Tin Lam Toh
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute of EducationSingaporeSingapore

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