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Author:The City College of New York
Description: A national center of professional development for K-8 mathematics education where "context, representation, and discourse are critical to learning." See, in particular, the summer institutes, workshops, and other professional development opportunities offered by Mathematics in the City (MitC); and MitC publications such as Contexts for Learning Mathematics, Young Mathematicans at Work, and Models of Intervention: Reweaving the Tapestry. Established in 1995 by Professor Cathy Fosnot as a collaboration between the City College of New York and the Freudenthal Institute, University of Utrecht (the Netherlands), MitC has received funding by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Exxon-Mobil Foundation, and the Department of Education of New York City.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Organizations
Math Ed Topics: Teaching Styles/Practices, Staff/Prof Development, Constructivism

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