Learning to Teach and Assess Mathematics Using Multimedia: A Teacher Development Project
 Anthony Herrington,
 Jan Herrington,
 Len Sparrow,
 Ron Oliver
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The current reform agenda in mathematics education promotes the view that mathematics should be taught and assessed in a variety of meaningful and authentic ways. However, recent international research indicates that more limited, traditional approaches still dominate.
The difficulty in expanding teachers' practices may result from a lack of personal experiences with these new approaches. This article describes an interactive multimedia resource designed to provide experiences to develop preservice teachers' knowledge and practices for teaching and assessing mathematics in K12 classrooms. The resource consists of two CDROM disks and written materials that enable student teachers to view video clips of strategies occurring in real classrooms, to hear the views of teachers and students in these classrooms, and to read advice from novice teachers and expert mathematics educators.
A description is given on how these materials were used with elementary and secondary preservice teachers enrolled in teacher education courses, as well as evidence on the influence of the resource on preservice teachers' school practice.
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 Title
 Learning to Teach and Assess Mathematics Using Multimedia: A Teacher Development Project
 Journal

Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education
Volume 1, Issue 1 , pp 89112
 Cover Date
 19980101
 DOI
 10.1023/A:1009919417317
 Print ISSN
 13864416
 Online ISSN
 15731820
 Publisher
 Kluwer Academic Publishers
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