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Dr Gina Donaldson

Senior Lecturer

School: Early Years and Primary Initial Teacher Education (ITE)

Campus: Canterbury Main Campus

Tel: 01227 922176

Profile summary

Gina Donaldson was a primary school teacher for eleven years before moving into Higher Education. She has a BEd (Cantab) in Mathematics and Education, an MA in Education and an Ed. D including research into deep subject knowledge of mathematics. She is a senior lecturer and the Curriculum Team Leader for Primary Mathematics at Canterbury Christ Church University. She also leads mathematics specialist routes into Initial Teacher Education. She is particularly interested in children’s mathematical thinking and the mathematical knowledge of primary teachers.

Research and knowledge exchange

Gina Donaldson supports the evaluation of a selection of the NCETM primary mastery programmes.

Publications and research outputs

Donaldson G 2002 Successful Mathematics Leadership in Primary Schools Exeter: Learning Matters

Donaldson G Coordinating Mathematics in Bottle G ed 2005 Teaching Mathematics in the Primary School London: Continuum

Donaldson G et al 2005 Reflective Reader: Primary Mathematics Exeter: Learning Matters

Donaldson G 2007 Inner City spaces in Austin R. (ed) 2007 Letting the Outside in Stoke on Trent: Trentham

Donaldson G. 2007 The Impact of Research on Educational Policy: An Examination of Research into Standardised Assessment Tasks in

Philosophy of Mathematics Education Journal no. 21 2007 Special issue on social justice, part 2

Donaldson, G. An Introduction to Mathematics in Driscoll, P., Lambirth, A. and Roden. J. (2012) The Primary Curriculum London: Sage

Donaldson, G.  Deep Subject Knowledge inDonaldson, G.,Field, J., Harris, D., Taylor, H. and Tope, C. (2012) Becoming a Primary Mathematics Specialist Teacher London: Routledge

Donaldson, G. Championing the Teaching of Multiplication inDonaldson, G.,Field, J., Harris, D., Taylor, H. and Tope, C. (2012) Becoming a Primary Mathematics Specialist Teacher London: Routledge

Donaldson G. Data Handling in Taylor, H. and Harris, A. (ed) (2013) Learning and teaching Mathematics 0 – 8 London: Sage

Donaldson G. Pattern in Taylor, H. and Harris, A. (ed) (2013) Learning and teaching Mathematics 0 – 8 London: Sage

Alderton, J., Donaldson, G., Ineson, G., Rowland, T., Voutsina, C., & Wilson, K. (2017). Pre service primary teachers’ approaches to mathematical generalisation. In F. Curtis (Ed.), Proceedings of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 37(3), 1–6.  

Rowland, T.,Ineson, G., Alderton, J., Donaldson, G., Voutsina, C. and  Wilson, K. Primary pre-service teachers: reasoning and generalisationin Golding, J., Bretscher, N., Crisan, C., Geraniou, E., Hodgen J. and C. Morgan (Eds). (2018) Research Proceedings of the 9th British Congress on Mathematics Education (3-6 April 2018, University of Warwick, UK). (pp. 159–166). BCME.  Online at www.bsrlm.org.uk/bcme-9/

 

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