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ERIC Number: EJ786063
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Pages: 20
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0742-051X
Video as a Tool for Fostering Productive Discussions in Mathematics Professional Development
Borko, Hilda; Jacobs, Jennifer; Eiteljorg, Eric; Pittman, Mary Ellen
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, v24 n2 p417-436 Feb 2008
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 model. This model relies on video from the teachers' own classrooms and emphasizes creating a community in which members feel comfortable learning from video. We describe our experiences carrying out the Problem-Solving Cycle model, focusing on our use of video, our efforts to promote a supportive and analytical environment, and the ways in which teachers' conversations around video developed over a 2-year period.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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