Eddie Costello

Froebel Department of Primary and Early Childhood Education

Lecturer

School of Education
3rd
323
(+353) 1 474 7412

Biography

Research Interests

  • Mathematical content knowledge for primary teaching
  • Signature pedagogies/ pedagogies of enactment in initial teacher education 
  • The value of contemporary mathematics education in schools

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2017 Facilitating the development of prospective primary school teachers’ understanding of the concept of ratio through discussion
Eddie Costello, Patsey Stafford, Elizabeth Oldham (2017) Facilitating the development of prospective primary school teachers’ understanding of the concept of ratio through discussion . In: Marija Sablić, Alma Škugor & Ivana Đurđević Babić eds. CHANGING PERSPECTIVES AND APPROACHES IN CONTEMPORARY TEACHING Dubrovnik, Croatia, , 23-OCT-17 - 25-OCT-17 , pp.247-264 [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2007 M. Eng. (Information Technology) NUI Galway
2009 Postgraduate Diploma in Education NUI Galway
2004 BSc (Information Technology) NUI Galway
2011 BA (Mathematics) NUI Galway

Teaching Interests

Eddie is interested in the mathematical content knowledge of in-service and pre-service primary school teachers. He is specifically interested in the mechanism by which this knowledge transferred for effective classroom practice.