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ERIC Number: EJ815589
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Oct
Pages: 27
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 101
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0161-956X
A Review of the Literature on Mathematics and Science Teacher Quality
Bolyard, Johnna J.; Moyer-Packenham, Patricia S.
Peabody Journal of Education, v83 n4 p509-535 Oct 2008
A large body of literature exists that examines teacher quality characteristics and the relationship of indicators of those characteristics to teacher effectiveness. This existing research literature broadly views teacher quality research without illuminating specific areas of teacher quality, such as mathematics and science. In an effort to focus the literature base for researchers and policymakers more narrowly, this review specifically examines teacher quality as it relates to mathematics and science teaching and learning. The review highlights key policy and practitioner perspectives, provides a focused synthesis on current research findings on mathematics and science teacher quality, and suggests areas of research that are limited in the literature.
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A