Inspiring Teachers

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This briefing paper explores “leadership oriented professional development” and highlights four programs that exemplify this approach to inspiring and supporting teachers. The authors summarize the guiding principles that make these programs so effective. These include providing teachers with opportunities to do authentic mathematics, to experience mathematics as a student does, to provide authentic mathematical experiences for their students, to become leaders in their profession, and to build communities. The paper was written for and presented at the April 2015 National Math Festival Policy Day.



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12 pp.
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