Emerging mathematics - shifting awareness in a Steiner school community

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Abstract

In this writing I aim to offer an experience of the path I took in my endeavour to explore the liminal, ineffable spaces of teaching and learning mathematics and of researching mathematics education.
I make visible my path, which has neither a particular beginning nor a specific ending, by looking back to recognise the path I have been taking.
My journey involves those teachers I was privileged to have alongside me, working with emerging mathematics, emerging teachers, emerging students, and emerging others, as part of a Steiner-Waldorf school community.
My experience entails working with contemplative and movement practices and the healing possibilities available through cultivating the unconscious and the imagination.
Date of Award7 May 2024
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Bristol
SupervisorAlf T Coles (Supervisor) & Lucy J Wenham (Supervisor)

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