Reston, VA : National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, c2012.
xiii, 309 p. : ill ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
Part I. Frameworks for professional collaborations: which components of collaborations matter the most?
ch.1. Improving mathematics achievement: the power of professional learning communities / Robert Eaker and Janel Keating
ch.2. We're a learning community! Now What? / Alan Blankstein
ch.3. Closing the achievement gap: systematic collaboration for equity in mathematics / George Ashline, Marny Frantz, Kendra Gorton, Sandra Hepp, Stephanie Ratmeyer
Part II. Students and student learning: how does a focus on student learning impact mathematics teaching and learning?
ch.4. Centering the teaching of mathematics on urban youth: learning together about our students and their communities / Laurie H. Rubel
ch.5. An urban partnership rooted in putting principles of a formative assessment system into practice / DeAnn Huinker, Henry Kranendonk, Janis Freckmann
ch.6. Adapting instruction for Latina/o students: a collaborative experience between teachers and researchers / Jose Maria Menendez, Laura Kondek McLeman, Sandra I. Musanti, Barbara Trujillo, Leslie H. Kahn
ch.7. The school-based teacher learners-to-leaders project: learning from an authentic problem of practice / Jon Rahn Manon and Janice McCarthy
Part III. Teachers and teacher learning: what practices engage teachers in ways that support their continued learning?
ch.8. The importance of collaboration to new teacher development: two central features of an induction fellowship / Rachael Eriksen Brown, Jeanne M. Vissa, Jennifer L. Mossgrove
ch.9. Building a school-university collaboration: a search for common ground / Margaret S. Smith, Jennifer L. Cartier, Samuel L. Eskelson, Miray Tekkumru-Kisa
ch.10. Working with, supporting, and empowering mathematics teaching professionals: a model of effective leadership / Michelle Cirillo, Tammie Cass, Darin Dowling, Jean Krusi, Lana Lyddon Hatten, Jeff Marks, Angie Shindelar
Part IV. Teacher leaders and coaches: how can we develop teachers into leaders within and across schools?
ch.11. Coaching and elementary mathematics specialists: findings from research / Patricia F. Campbell
ch.12. Using instructional coaching: customized professional development in an integrated high school mathematics program / Erin Elizabeth Krupa, Jere Confrey
ch.13. The role of communities of practice in developing teacher leadership / Antonia Cameron, Frances Blanchette, Glenda Francis, Christina Fuentes, Mayra Rivera-Deliz
Part V. Working with multiple partners: how can professionals from different settings and roles work together to benefit all?
ch.14. Collaborative problem solving as a basis for a professional learning community: four perspectives on collaboration in the BIFOCAL project / Edward Silver, Valerie Mills, Dana Gosen, Geraldine Devine
ch.15. Sustaining effective professional development school relationships / Jackie Menser, Adam Harbaugh, Claudia Cox, David K. Pugalee
ch.16. Teachers learning through collaboration: challenges and impacts of an inter-institutional project / Jacqueline Coomes, Janet Hart Frost, Kristine Lindeblad
ch.17. Voices of mathematicians and mathematics teacher educators co-teaching prospective secondary teachers / Denisse R. Thompson, Catherine Beneteau, Gladis Kersaint, Sarah K. Bleiler
Part VI. Going to scale: how can collaborations support large numbers of students, teachers, and schools?
ch.18. Learning to use student thinking: development and spread of "re-engagement" strategies through lesson study / Catherine Lewis, Rebecca Perry, Shelley Friedkin, Linda Fisher, Jacob Disston, David Foster
ch.19. Negotiating cultural meanings: a large-scale collaboration among mathematicians, mathematics teacher educators, and teachers / Gladis Kersaint, Sandra Berger
ch.20. Powerful pedagogical practices program: creating a catalyst for moving to a problem-based curriculum / Jamila Q. Riser
Part VII. Sustaining professional collaborations: what must be in place to sustain the energy and gains within a professional collaboration?
ch.21. Establishing and maintaining collaboration: factors related to the sustainability of lesson study / Randall Groth
ch.22. Building and sustaining professional collaborations: using japanese lesson study to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics / Joan Moss, Richard Messina, Elizabeth Morley, Diane Tepylo.