The Educational Forum
Much has been written about the importance of reflective practice. What is missing is reflective work on the part of teacher educators to address the mismatch between university-based methods courses and the realities of classroom life. With examples from a third grade mathematics classroom as well as a university-based mathematics methods course, this article explores ways educators can employ third space theory as a way to engage in purposeful reflection into their teaching practices.
This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in The Educational Forum on 06-16-2014, available online: http://wwww.tandfonline.com/10.1080/00131725.2014.912711.
Flessner, Ryan, "Revisiting Reflection: Utilizing Third Spaces in Teacher Education" (2014). Scholarship and Professional Work – Education. 37.
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