ERIC Number: EJ823070
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 5
What Are They "Thinking"?
Journal of Staff Development, v24 n2 p56-60 Spr 2003
Rather than focusing on teaching teachers, university researchers helped local teachers study what students thought about math and science ideas--with powerful results. As teachers understood what students were thinking, they modified their practices to promote deeper understanding. Their collaboration created bottom-up change.
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Mathematics Instruction, Science Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Scientific Concepts, Cognitive Processes, Learning Processes, Teacher Collaboration, Thinking Skills, High Schools, Middle Schools, Elementary Schools, Urban Schools, Suburban Schools, Instructional Leadership, Faculty Development
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Middle Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts; Tennessee; Wisconsin