This paper analyzes 16 preservice secondary mathematics education majors’ mathematical autobiographies. Participants wrote about their previous experiences with mathematics. All participants discussed why they wanted to become mathematics teachers with the key factors being past experience with mathematics teachers, previous success in mathematics classes, and the intrinsic rewards associated with helping others with mathematics problems.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||International Journal of Research in Education and Science|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2016|
- Mathematical attitudes
- Preservice teachers