READINGS
FOR CTL

Journal Articles » Annotated bibliography on Contextual Teaching and Learning. » Anderson, J. R. , Reder, L. M. & Simon, H. A. (1997). Situated versus cognitive processes: form versus substance. Educational Researcher, 26(1), pp.511. » Anderson, J. R. , Reder, L. M. & Simon, H. A. (1996). Situated learning and education. Educational Researcher, 25(4), pp.511. » Breiteig, T. et al. (1993). Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Context, Chichester, Ellis Horwood. » Burkhardt, H. (1981). The Real World and Mathematics, Blackie, Glasgow. » Catherine, L. (2001). Samantha Brown: JillofAllTrades. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 6 (7). (Descriptiopn: Owning and operating a home renovation business requires a variety of mathematics skills daily.) » Crawford, M., Witte, M. (1999). Strategies for Mathematics: Teaching in Context. Educational Leadership, 57 (3), 3438. » Cobb, P. & Bowers, J. (1999). Cognitive and situated learning perspectives in theory and practice. Educational Researcher, 28(2), pp.415. » Ernest, P. (1998). Mathematical knowledge and content. In Watson, A. Situated cognition and the learning of mathematics (pp. 1229). York: QED. » Evans, J. (1999). Building Bridges: Reflections on the problem of learning in mathematics. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 39, 2344. » Jonathan R. T. (2000). Basing a career on base two. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 6 (2). (Description: Kris Kasias, programming consultant, uses numbers and patterns every day in his work.) » Lave, J. (1988). Cognition in practice: Mind, mathematics and culture in everyday life. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. » Linchevski, L. & Williams, J.S. (1999). Using intuition from everyday life in 'filling' the gap in children's extension of their number concept to include the negative numbers. Educational Studies in Mathematics (special issue on context) » Lynch, R. L., Padilla, M. J. (2000). Contextual Teaching and Learning in Preservice Teacher Education. Paper presented at the National Conference on Teacher Quality (Washington, DC, January 10, 2000). » Masingila J.O. (1993). Learning Mathematics Practice in Outofschool Situations. For the Learning of Mathematics 13(2), 1822. » Masingila J.O. , Davidenko, S. & PrusWisniowska, E. (1996). Mathematics Learning and Practice in and out of School: A framework for connecting these experiences. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 31, 175200. » Nunes, T. , Schliemann, A.D. & Carraher, D.W. (1993). Street mathematics and school mathematics (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press). » Paul, M. (2000). Running by the numbers. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 6 (4). (Description: Training programs based on number crunching help runners improve their performance.) » Pozzi, S., Noss R., and Hoyles C. (1998). Tools in Practice, Mathematics in Use. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 36, 105122. » Saxe, G.B. (1991). Culture and cognitive development: Studies in mathematical understanding Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. » Schoenfeld, A. (1995). Learning to think mathematically: problem solving, metacognition and sense making in mathematics, in D.A. Grouws, Handbook of research on mathematics teaching and learning, (pp.334370). New York: Macmillan. » Schoenfeld, A. (1985). Mathematical problem solving. New York: Academic press. » Yvelyne G. (1999). The Decorative Ornamental Ironwork of New Orleans: Connections to Geometry and Haiti. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 4 (7).
Online Readings » Pucel, D. J. (1995). Occupationally specific mathematics requirements and application contexts. Journal of Industrial Teacher Education, 32(2), 5175. http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals/JITE/v32n2/pucel.html » High School Mathematics at Work: Essays and Examples for the Education of All Students (1998). Mathematical Sciences Education Board, National Research Council. Available online: » Mathematics for Work: A report by Susan Forman and Lynn Arthur Steen on issues concerning mathematical preparation for work. http://www.stolaf.edu/people/steen/Papers/icmi.html » Everard Barrett. Teaching Mathematics through Context: Unleashing the Power of the Contextual Learner » Vicky L. Kouba. Setting the Context for Mathematics in Contex » Julia H. Mitchell, Evelyn F. Hawkins, Francis B. Stancavage, and John A. Dossey. Estimation Skills, MathematicsinContext, and Advanced Skills in Mathematics. Research and Development Report » Why numeracy = everyone’s business. Journal of Australian Education. » A Summary of the Literature on Contextual Teaching and Learning
» Contextual Learning » Employability Skills Profile What Are Employers Looking For? » U.S. Department of Education Site for CTL » What is contextual teaching and learning? » How to Design Mathematics Lessons based on the Realistic Approach? » CTL University of Georgia, Faculty Internship Portfolio, Summer 1999, John W. Schell. 


