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ERIC Number: EJ903268
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Dec
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1386-4416
Teachers' and Researchers' Collaboration in Analysing Mathematics Teaching: A Context for Professional Reflection and Development
Potari, Despina; Sakonidis, Haralambos; Chatzigoula, Roula; Manaridis, Alexandros
Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, v13 n6 p473-485 Dec 2010
The study reported here concerns 4 years of collaboration between secondary school teachers and academic researchers, constituting an emerging community of inquiry into mathematics teaching. In the article, the process of forming of this community is discussed, focusing on the reflective activity developed by its members as well as the tensions and conflicts that emerged in the shaping of an inquiry identity by them. Furthermore, shifts in the mode of participation in the community and thus learning gains of all members are identified, with the teachers gradually developing an awareness of teaching practice in general, and the researchers becoming progressively acquainted with the reflexive relationship between inquiring into teaching practice and teachers' professional development.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers; Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A