The study suggests that curriculum and policy writers need to consider the consistency of their messages, be more specific about their intentions, and provide more support to teachers as they try to translate recommendations into practice. Additionally, teacher educators and providers of professional development need to help teachers learn to critically examine curricular resources so that they can more consciously make decisions about to which messages they will attend.For example, on the 6th grade district-wide assessment on decimals and fractions, students are not allowed to use a calculator to find 21.63 Am 0.3, but are ... The other three Technology Labs are considered to be for enrichment or acceleration.
|Title||:||Mathematics Teachers' Interpretations of Messages in Curricular Resources and the Relations of These Interpretations to Their Beliefs and Practices|
|Author||:||Christy Danko Graybeal|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|