ERIC Number: EJ720270
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Reference Count: 11
The Texas Middle and Secondary Mathematics Project: A Vision for Mathematics Educator Preparation in the 21st Century
Jenlink, Karen Embry; Childs, Kimberly M.; Pace, Deborah A.
Teacher Education and Practice, v17 n4 p451-464 Fall 2004
The Texas State Middle and Secondary Mathematics Project is an innovative graduate degree program at Stephen F. Austin State University in partnership with 27 regional public school districts with the intent to prepare highly qualified mathematics practitioner-leaders at the middle and secondary levels. Designed to address acute teacher shortages and declining student achievement, the program offers advanced professional development for teacher participants that emphasizes strong mathematics content with practitioner leadership preparation. Characterized by a challenging and innovative cross-disciplinary curriculum, a cohort design with flexible scheduling, and enriched learning opportunities for school district administrators, students, and mathematics faculty, the Texas State Middle and Secondary Mathematics Project defines exemplary mathematics educator preparation in the 21st century.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Texas