Developing Measures of Teachers’ Mathematics Knowledge for Teaching

  title={Developing Measures of Teachers’ Mathematics Knowledge for Teaching},
  author={Heather C. Hill and Stephen G. Schilling and Deborah Loewenberg Ball},
  journal={The Elementary School Journal},
  pages={11 - 30}
In this article we discuss efforts to design and empirically test measures of teachers’ content knowledge for teaching elementary mathematics. We begin by reviewing the literature on teacher knowledge, noting how scholars have organized such knowledge. Next we describe survey items we wrote to represent knowledge for teaching mathematics and results from factor analysis and scaling work with these items. We found that teachers’ knowledge for teaching elementary mathematics was multidimensional… 
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