This study resulted in a proposed model of expert mathematics teachers' practice in reform-based curriculum situations. This model included the teacher's strong and expanding content knowledge, her career-long commitment to participating in professional development programs and improving her practice, and her enthusiasm about students and the teaching profession as key factors that played an important role with respect to the her decision-making process and the actions she took as she taught in her mathematics classes.did through the use of questions and the demand that students finish and turn in small group work at the end of each class period. ... Activities such as group poster presentations were meant to improve student accountability, although gaining full control on ... learning engaging and interesting for her students was by using various mathematical games and puzzles. ... Teammates often cheered each other on during games and gave each other high-fives when a member completed aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Teaching Mathematics for Understanding: Intentions and Practices of an Expert Middle School Mathematics Teacher in the Context of a Reformed-based Curriculum|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|