ERIC Number: ED470964
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Supporting Professional Development & Teaching for Understanding--Actions for Administrators.
In Brief, v2 n1 Fall 2002
This report focuses on supporting professional development and presents research and its implications for mathematics and science reform to policymakers, educators, and researchers seeking to improve student learning and achievement. Topics include actions for administrators, new directions in instruction and professional development, the value of professional learning communities, and concerns about creating capacity for instructional reform. (KHR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Education, Professional Development, Science Education
NCISLA, University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, 1025 W. Johnson Street, Madison, WI 53706. Tel: 608-263-7582; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.wcer.wisc.edu/ncisla.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. National Center for Improving Student Learning and Achievement in Mathematics and Science.
Note: Based on "Transforming Teaching in Math and Science: How Schools and Districts Can Support Change" (Adam Gamoran, Charles W. Anderson, Pamela Anne Quiroz, Walter G. Secada, Tona Williams, and Scott Ashmann).