Perceptions of Professional Growth: A Mathematics Teacher Educator in Transition

@article{Timmerman2003PerceptionsOP,
  title={Perceptions of Professional Growth: A Mathematics Teacher Educator in Transition},
  author={Maria A. Timmerman},
  journal={School Science and Mathematics},
  year={2003},
  volume={103},
  pages={155-167}
}
To meet the need for reform in mathematics teacher preparation courses, two cycles of changes made in an elementary mathematics methods course are presented. Using action research, teaching approaches were developed, implemented, and evaluated as a meaningful way to continue my professional development. Results suggested that I improved my teaching practices and focused more on teaching tasks that engaged my students to “think like teachers.” Three critical components of teacher preparation… Expand
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