Makale özeti ve diğer detaylar.
The purpose of this study is to search the knowledge of primary school mathematics teachers about projects and their opinions about projects and project competitions. The projects which were started to use together with the renewed education programs are methods which allow students to access new information by searching a subject that they want. In the research, first a survey which was prepared by the researchers was conducted together with 72 primary school mathematics teachers who are working in the city of Istanbul. Semi-structured interviews were carried out with 6 teachers which were selected among them. After the data had been analyzed quantitatively and qualitatively, the findings of the study were interpreted. At the end of the study, it was concluded that most of the teachers were using projects in mathematics lessons and students of those teachers also participated in project competitions; however the knowledge of teachers about projects was insufficient and in addition to that projects and project competitions were not supported by parents and schools.