Communities of practice of high school mathematics teachers who teach advanced-level mathematics

Roza Leikin, Varda Talmon, Geula Sever, Irina Gurevitch, Revital Aisik

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This chapter describes a nation-wide project - Club-5 - aimed at improving the quality of mathematics teaching in high school through management of teachers' communities of practice. Club-5 aims to create a comfort zone for project par ticipants and enhance the inquiry components in school mathematics teaching. Mutual support, shared experiences, and professional conversations within the communities, along with implementation of challenging mathematical tasks, edu cational technologies, and collaborative learning in the classes, are core elements of Club-5. Special attention is paid to the professional development of community leaders.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationK-12 Mathematics Education In Israel
Subtitle of host publicationIssues and Innovations
Place of PublicationNew Jersey, NJ
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9789813231191
ISBN (Print)9789813231184
StatePublished - 27 Feb 2018

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Mathematics
  • General Social Sciences


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