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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 1 (March 2018) pp. 29–49
In this article the authors described their exploration of a particular design element they labeled “video in the middle.” As part of the video in the middle design, the viewing of carefully selected video clips from teachers’ classrooms is...
Distinguishing Models of Professional Development: The Case of an Adaptive Model's Impact on Teachers' Knowledge, Instruction, and Student Achievement
Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 66, No. 1 (2015) pp. 51–67
We posit that professional development (PD) models fall on a continuum from highly adaptive to highly specified, and that these constructs provide a productive way to characterize and distinguish among models. The study reported here examines the...
Journal of Staff Development Vol. 35, No. 6 (December 2014) pp. 48–52
The rapidly changing world and the increasingly complex demands placed on schools because of that change has led to an increasing awareness that the school principal alone cannot provide all of the leadership necessary for school development. More...
Transforming Middle School Geometry: Designing Professional Development Materials that Support the Teaching and Learning of Similarity
Middle Grades Research Journal Vol. 5, No. 4 (2010) pp. 199–211
Although there are increasing numbers of professional development (PD) materials intended to foster teachers' mathematical knowledge for teaching within the topics of number and algebra, little attention has been given to geometry. In this article...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 24, No. 2 (February 2008) pp. 417–436
This article explores the use of classroom video as a tool for fostering productive discussions about teaching and learning. The setting for our research is a 2-year mathematics professional development program, based on the Problem-Solving Cycle...
Third International Mathematics and Science Study 1999 Video Study Technical Report: Volume 1--Mathematics. Technical Report. NCES 2003-012
Jennifer Jacobs; Helen Garnier; Ronald Gallimore; Hilary Hollingsworth; Karen Bogard Givvin; Keith Rust; Takako Kawanaka; Margaret Smith; Diana Wearne; Alfred Manaster; Wallace Etterbeek; James Hiebert; James Stigler
This first volume of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 1999 Video Study Technical Report focuses on every aspect of the planning, implementation, processing, analysis, and reporting of the mathematics components of the...