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  1. Researching the Impact of Online Professional Development for Teachers

    Publications. Summary A key question to be asked of any professional development course for teachers, whether provided oncampus or online, is ‘Does it lead … development for teachers. The second section considers the challenges to be faced in providing teachers' professional development online. This is followed by a brief
    Research LibraryFeb 22, 2016
  2. September 6, 2007 - Learning Science Online Reports on Teacher Professional Development

    Learning Science Online Reports on Teacher Professional Development September 6, 2007 TERC this week published the first multiinstitutional study of online … reach a different audience than other forms of professional development. When compared with the general field of U.S. science teachers, online science courses
    NewsroomNov 19, 2013
  3. March 15, 2006 - DataTools Launches Teacher Professional Development

    DataTools Launches Teacher Professional Development March 15, 2006 The DataTools professional development program is currently accepting applications from teachers of middle school science, technology, and math in eastern Massachusetts. DataTools prepares teachers to use
    NewsroomDec 24, 2013
  4. Teacher Professional Development as Situated Sense-Making: A Case Study in Science Education

    . Summary This article presents a case study that explores the ways in which a beginning elementary classroom teacher gained a foothold in the complex terrain … students' ideas into contact with accepted scientific ideas and practices. The educational research project explored an approach to professional development
    Research LibraryFeb 24, 2016
  5. Algebraic Reasoning in the Elementary Classroom: Results of a Professional Development Program for Teachers

    Susan Jo Russell, Deborah Schifter, Virginia Bastable, Megan Franke — © 2016, TERC Summary This paper describes a professional development experience designed to help teachers support their students to make, represent, and justify generalizations about the behavior of the operations. We report on the pre
    Research LibraryFeb 16, 2017
  6. The Impact of a Professional Development Model on ABE Teachers' Instructional Practice: Teachers Investigating Adult Numeracy

    present the National Science Foundation project, Teachers Investigating Adult Numeracy (TIAN), a collaborative project of the Center for Literacy Studies … for inservice professional learning that engages adult education teachers in considering how to implement purposeful and effective mathematics instructional
    Research LibraryJan 21, 2016
  7. February 3, 2004 - Professional Development Opportunity for Science & Technology Teachers: New EET Seminars

    Professional Development Opportunity for Science & Technology Teachers: New EET Seminars February 3, 2004 Earth Exploration Toolbook invites science and technology teachers of grades 6 to 12 to participate in a twohour EET distancelearning workshop. By dialing in to a tollfree teleconference number, participants
    NewsroomDec 24, 2013
  8. Teacher knowing: Reflections on a student-teacher dialogue and implications for professional development

    Brian Drayton — 2015. A Working Paper from the TERC Center for School Reform In current debates about science education reform, teachers' knowledge of science … reform, teachers' knowledge of science is a central issue. The article uses a vignette from a sixthgrade class to reflect upon the nature of knowledgeinuse
    Research LibraryAug 24, 2017
  9. Equity in the Future Tense: Redefining Relationships among Teachers, Students, and Science in Linguistic Minority Classrooms

    classroom communities of scientific sensemaking. This is followed by a look at a new approach to teacher development based on the belief that the teacher … of discourse appropriation in teacher development, with an example of teachers and students reviewing a homework assignment on acids and bases. A case study of one
    Research LibraryFeb 24, 2016
  10. Methods for Studying Adult Development in Math Professional Development

    of constructivedevelopmental difference to be used in studies of math teacher professional development. More » Principal Investigator: James (Jim) Hammerman Funders … in studies of math teacher professional development. Measures included a Teacher DecisionMaking Vignettes instrument, as well as a Likertscale rated Support Beliefs
    R&D ProjectsJan 07, 2014