Tag Archives: Concept Map

A Brief Literature Review of Concept Mapping for Reflective Practices (Published)

Education has become society’s demand for sustainable development, cooperation, and financial independence. Reflective teaching emerges as a philosophy that can increase professional skills and expertise. Concept Map is a visual tool that enhances understanding by structuring and expressing knowledge. Since knowledge representation is the core quality of both Concept Map and Reflective Practices, they may be linked. This article gives a brief literature review of Reflective Practices and tries to find out the relation of Concept Map with Reflective Practices.

Citation: Siddharth Kumar and Kishor H. Mane(2022) A Brief Literature Review of Concept Mapping for Reflective Practices, British Journal of Education, Vol.10, Issue 4, pp. 43-57

Keywords: Concept Map, Concept Mapping, Reflection, Teaching, conceptual understanding

Concept Map and Target Task Approaches as Method Combination Therapy for Teaching Algebra in Schools (Published)

This paper formulated and discussed a Method Combination Therapy involving concept map and target task approaches to teaching factorisation of quadratic expressions to secondary school students (age 15 to 16). The paper considered the Type A and Type B forms of quadratic expressions making clear distinctions between both. The quadratic expressions having been factorised were applied to finding the solutions to quadratic equations. Sufficient activities were presented for both the teacher and the learners for mastery. The Method Combination Therapy is recommended for wider publication and usage in of teaching algebra in secondary schools.

Keywords: Algebra, Concept Map, School, Target Task Approaches, Therapy