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Target Inquiry: Transforming In‐Service Teacher Professional Development and Instruction in High School Chemistry (Yezierski, Herrington)

Presenter(s): 
Ellen Yezierski
Deborah Herrington
Year: 
2009
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Target Inquiry: Transforming In-Service Teacher Professional Development and Instruction in High School Chemistry
Ellen Yezierski and Deborah Herrington, Grand Valley State University

This session presents results of a four-year longitudinal, mixed-methods study showing how Target Inquiry affects teacher beliefs, transforms teacher practice, and increases student achievement.

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The Beginner’s Repertoire: Proposing a Core Set of Instructional Practices for Teacher Preparation (Windschitl, Thompson, Braaten)

Presenter(s): 
Mark Windschitl
Jessica Thompson
Melissa Braaten
Year: 
2009
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Tipping Points: A System of Tools and Routines to Support Expert-Like Practice in Early Career Teachers
Jessica Thompson and Mark Windschitl, University of Washington

Presenters share outcomes of a research-based, tool-supported system of induction created to advance novice teachers’ capacity to scaffold students’ construction of evidence and explanation.

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Teaching Mathematics, Teaching Students, Teaching Mathematics to Students (Thompson, Miller)

Presenter(s): 
Patrick Thompson
Christina Miller
Year: 
2009
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Teaching Mathematics; Teaching Students; Teaching Mathematics to Students: Teachers’ Trajectories toward Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching
Patrick Thompson and Christina Miller, Arizona State University

This session considers teachers’ transitions from teacher-centered mathematics to student-centered mathematics, including issues of meaning, coherence, and learnability, as well as the importance of working with colleagues.

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Why Social Networks? Let’s Build an Architecture of Participation (Lightle)

Presenter(s): 
Kimberly Lightle
Year: 
2009
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Social Networking
Facilitator: Kimberly Lightle, Ohio State University

The group will discuss current research and practice in educational social networks and questions
in this area that still need to be answered.

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LOOPS: Logging Opportunities in Online Programs for Science (Koile)

Presenter(s): 
Kimberle Koile
Year: 
2009

Assessing the Learning in Cyberlearning: Supporting Teachers with Technology-Embedded Assessment
Kimberle Koile and Paul Horwitz, Concord Consortium; Doug Clark, Vanderbilt University; Diane Jass Ketelhut, Temple University

In this session, the presenters discuss findings and experiences regarding technology-embedded
assessment and how to support teachers in using it effectively.

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Integrating Innovative Technologies in Inquiry Science: Professional Development for Teachers and the Impacts on Teacher and Student Learning (Dorsey, Linn, Ryoo, Gerard)

Presenter(s): 
Marcia Linn
Kelly Ryoo
Libby Gerard
Chad Dorsey
Year: 
2009
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Integrating Innovative Technologies in Inquiry Science: Professional Development for Teachers and the Impacts on Teacher and Student Learning
Marcia Linn, University of California at Berkeley; Chad Dorsey, Concord Consortium; Kelly Ryoo, and Libby Gerard, University of California at Berkeley

This session presents results from four studies investigating professional development support for teachers’ use of innovative technologies in inquiry science and the impacts of support on learning.

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