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An Analysis Of The Formal And Informal Professional Learning Practices Of Middle And High School Mathematics Teachers, Kelly Elizabeth Mccarthy
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Although there has been a substantial amount of research on the topic of teacher professional development, few studies adequately captured the types and frequency of formal and informal professional learning teachers undertake to improve as educators. The purpose of this study was to examine the types of activities middle and high school mathematics teachers engaged in to improve their abilities as educators, analyzed by the participants’ school setting, years of teaching experience, level of education, degree major, certificate type, and their school’s Title I status.
Teachers from two large school districts in Florida participated. The Teachers’ Opportunity to Learn ...