Amanda’s latest research illustrates how teaching simulations can help researchers study professional decision making at scale. It has just been published at Educational Studies in Mathematics:
Check it out here: https://lnkd.in/gtY7rmip.
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The article describes how they used a computer-based simulation to study the extent to which experienced and novice teachers chose to take up the kinds of instructional practices recommended by policy documents when managing a whole class discussion about writing a proof in the context of a secondary geometry lesson.
This work was made possible with funding from the US National Science Foundation through grant DRL-1420102. The opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the Foundation.