Disciplinary Content Knowledge

Training Teachers in the Effective Mathematical and Pedagogical Uses of Software: Perspectives from the Dynamic Number and Dynamic Geometry in Classrooms Projects

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Thu

This presentation explores technology training in relation to two DR K-12 projects with a focus on increasing the mathematical and pedagogical content knowledge of teachers.

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2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Panel
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How can professional development that is focused on technology move beyond the nuts and bolts of the particular tool to a deeper look into the mathematical and pedagogical opportunities afforded by the technology?     This presentation explores technology training in relation to two DR K–12 projects with a focus on increasing the mathematical and pedagogical content knowledge of teachers.

SciJourner Volume 2, Issue 2

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SciJourners
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Publication Type: 
Other
Year: 
2010
In press?: 
In Press
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The second print edition from academic year 2010-11 of our student written science news publication, in pdf format. This is meant to be printed on large format paper, and folded, but it can be viewed online.

SciJourner Volume 2, Issue 1

Author(s): 
SciJourners
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Publication Type: 
Other
Year: 
2009
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In Press
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The first print edition from academic year 2010-11 of our student written science news publication, in pdf format. This is meant to be printed on large format paper, and folded, but it can be viewed online.

SciJourner Volume 1, Issue 4

Author(s): 
SciJourners
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Publication Type: 
Other
Year: 
2009
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In Press
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The fourth print edition from summer 2009 of our science news publication, in pdf format. The articles in this edition, unlike the others, are written by high school teachers who participated in our summer PD.

A cognitive apprenticeship for science literacy based on journalism

Author(s): 
Polman, Joseph L.
Saul, E. Wendy
Newman, Alan
Farrar, Cathy
Singer, Nancy
Turley, Eric
Pearce, Laura
Hope, Jennifer
McCarty, Glenda
Graville, Cynthia
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Publication Type: 
Proceedings
Year: 
2010
Month: 
June
In press?: 
In Press
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Abstract: The Science Literacy through Science Journalism (SciJourn) project aims to reframe the discussion of science literacy for citizenship, and explore how science journalism practices can be used to inform a cognitive apprenticeship that increases the science literacy of participants. This symposium features four paper presentations that report on the progress of the SciJourn project.

Timely Teachings: Seasons and the Cycles of Night and Day

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Thu, 05/20/2010 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Date: Thursday, May 20, 2010
Time: 4pm EST
Participate: http://tinyurl.com/participateMSP2 - the room will open at 3:45pm EST

Join us as we discuss two challenging topics in the elementary and middle school curriculum - day and night and seasons from both science and literacy perspectives.

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