NCTM Boston 10.09

NCTM Boston 10.09 - Creating and Facilitating Mathematics...

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Unformatted text preview: Creating and Facilitating Mathematics Learning Communities Focusing on Students' Work Dona T. Apple Research and Mathematics Staff Development, Senior Consultant dapple11@comcast.net Wendy Pelletier Cleaves Mathematics Coordinator wendy.cleaves@umassmed.edu Sandra Mayrand Director sandra.mayrand@umassmed.edu Regional Science Resource Center University of Massachusetts Medical School What is an MLC? Content-specific Professional Learning Community Authentic discussions about how children learn mathematics Collegial discussions that deepen teachers knowledge of content and pedagogy Research Base and Resources Research on Teacher Preparation and Professional Development, Grover Whitehurst Instructional Policy and Classroom Performance: Mathematics Reform in California, David Cohen and Heather Hill Form and Substance in Mathematics and Science Professional Development, Mary Kennedy...
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