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This article centers on a professional development project with a group of high school mathematics teachers in Barcelona. The group included eight teachers who taught in low-income schools with a high percentage of immigrant students. The analysis of data from twelve sessions with the teachers shows the development of a shared awareness of their local situation that leads to their questioning of their practices followed by a reconstruction of those. Teachers worked together to move from talking to action.
Updated: Dec. 24, 2009
This article examined the teachers' mental models, regarding minds and learning of young children from different culture backgrounds in Israel. 18 preschool teachers from classes consisting of 5 to 6 year olds were examined, as well as children from Ethiopian families. The study discovered a metacategory that did not exist in the original model: Culture.
Updated: Sep. 01, 2008
The study examines teachers' attitudes towards high achieving immigrant students. The study follows one teacher's work with highly motivated and academically successful immigrant children from the former Soviet Union. The study explores the teacher's experiences, communication communication patterns between the teachers and the students, and educational treatment of academic excellence.
Updated: Mar. 31, 2008