Professional learning : implementing new mathematics content
Heirdsfield, Ann M., Lamb, Janeen T., & Spry, Gayle (2009) Professional learning : implementing new mathematics content. In Jeffery, Peter L (Ed.) AARE 2008 International Education Research Conference : Changing Climates : Education for Sustainable Futures, 30 November - 4 December 2008, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane.
This paper examines a model of professional development (PD) provided to support two, year 3 teachers while implementing new content incorporated within the new mathematics syllabus. The findings from this study suggest that the development of a professional learning community (PLC) extended the teachers’ Zone of Enactment which inturn lead to teacher agency. Teacher agency was demonstrated by the teachers leading their own learning as well as that of their students.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators (130313)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > OTHER EDUCATION (139900) > Education not elsewhere classified (139999)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > Schools > School of Early Childhood & Inclusive Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 [please consult the authors]|
|Deposited On:||07 May 2009 22:27|
|Last Modified:||09 May 2014 03:47|
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