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Educational Studies in Mathematics, 49(3), 313-340. Trinder, L. (2000a). Introduction: The context of evidence-based practice. In L. 1-16). Oxford: Blackwell Science. Trinder, L. (2000b). A critical appraisal of evidence-based practice. In L. ), Evidence-based practice: A critical appraisal (pp. 212-241). Oxford: Blackwell Science. Walshaw, M. (2004a). A powerful theory of active engagement. For the Learning of Mathematics, 24(3), 4-10. Walshaw, M. ) (2004b). Mathematics education within the postmodern.
Key elements endorsed include classical experimentation and randomised trials as the principal research design, and standardised achievement test scores and national data weigh in as the chief means to establish system and teacher effectiveness. Among others, Berliner (2002) opposes the promotion of a single method for educational research. In making a case for context sensitive approaches to the generation and explanation of knowledge, Kilpatrick (2001) supports the stand of the NCTM Research Advisory Committee (2003), maintaining that: “[f]or many reasons, it is a mistake to take the controlled experiment as the archetype for research that can improve school mathematics.
Within the past century, two major developments in obstetrics have produced important improvements in delivering babies alive, and in saving mothers’ lives. I briefly consider each here, pointing to some interesting parallels to research in mathematics education in terms of the kind of research that led to them and the assumptions they make about the nature of the problem that research is meant to solve. These parallels support Walshaw’s arguments about how educational research can look for and communicate best practices in mathematics teaching.