Professional Development Guides
The guides in this section demonstrate how to use selected NCTM journal articles and publications in the professional development of teachers.
Guides include goals, activities, and questions to integrate NCTM resources into professional development. Additional resources on the core topics are provided and tips on using any article in teacher professional development are also available.
Guides are developed by NCTM's Professional Development Services Committee.
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Advantages and disadvantages of different mathematical
representations are developed for teachers and applied through a rich task to
engage students in higher level activities.
Teachers examine their own understandings of the metric system and reflect on its use in the United States. Classroom activities built around the strengths of the system are developed.