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ERIC Number: ED496942
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jul
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
The Transition of a Secondary Mathematics Teacher: From a Reform Listener to a Believer
Olson, Jo Clay; Kirtley, Karmen
International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Paper presented at the Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (29th, Melbourne, Australia, Jul 10-15, 2005), v4 p25-32
Research on professional development has focused on elementary school teachers. This study is part of a larger study that investigates professional development strategies that support the growth of secondary teachers. Findings indicate that secondary teachers may need experiences that challenge them to re-examine their knowledge and identity before considering implications of reform mathematics. [For complete proceedings, see ED496851.]
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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