A Knowledge Base for the Teaching Profession: What Would It Look Like and How Can We Get One?

@article{Hiebert2002AKB,
  title={A Knowledge Base for the Teaching Profession: What Would It Look Like and How Can We Get One?},
  author={James Hiebert and Ronald Gallimore and James W. Stigler},
  journal={Educational Researcher},
  year={2002},
  volume={31},
  pages={15 - 3}
}
To improve classroom teaching in a steady, lasting way, the teaching profession needs a knowledge base that grows and improves. In spite of the continuing efforts of researchers, archived research knowledge has had little effect on the improvement of practice in the average classroom. We explore the possibility of building a useful knowledge base for teaching by beginning with practitioners’ knowledge. We outline key features of this knowledge and identify the requirements for this knowledge to… 

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