Math Coordinators Summary
Monday, July 1, 2002
Today we discussed the following topics
- PCMI Goals
- Strengthen math content knowledge
- Reflection on Practice
- Become a resource person for colleagues within the profession.
- Professional Development Outreach Models
- Seattle Site with their weeklong Northwest Mathematics Interaction (NWMI) http://math.washington.edu/~king/nwmi.html
- Michigan - Roger
- PCMI Vision - Herb Clemens
- University sites
- State/school district
- Developing sites with a university connection
- Woodrow Willson/T3 format for PD.
- Tension between Content and high stake testing, standards, and math underpinnings
- Deep understanding of what we teach.
- How to build a community of math learners
- How to get teachers to PD opportunities
- After school
- During school
- Compensate? Vs Charge
- Building based decision making vs. Central control
- Professional Development Models
- Study Groups
- Lesson Study
- Japanese lesson study seminar
- The Teaching Gap - chapters 5 - 6, and review Chapter 9.
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