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The Learning Conference 2003

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The Development of a Mathematics Learning Community

Timothy Touzel.

Teachers at all levels have difficulty bringing students into their domain of learning, particularly the science and mathematics domains. Content in these subjects turn uncommitted students off, particularly as the vocabulary and concepts become more esoteric. The problem begins with elementary teachers whose understanding of the content is limited and in many ways prohibitive of developing the right attitude in children.


Timothy Touzel  (United States)
Department Chair
Department of Teacher Education
Coastal Carolina University

Taught Gifted Preschool, 5th & 6th grade self-contained, Algebra I, Biology and Chemistry in high school. Taught the teaching methods of mathematics and science for preservice teachers. Taught at the University of South Carolina, Winthrop University, and Coastal Carolina University (CCU)in the USA and Deakin University in Australia. Most recently have become
Department Chair for Teacher Education at CCU.

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(30 min Conference Paper, English)