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Prove It! Engaging Teachers as Learners to Enhance Conceptual Understanding

Julie Sweetland and Meghann Fogarty 

September 2008, Volume 15, Issue 2, Page 68

Abstract:
Professional development strategies to heighten teachers' awareness of the difference between procedural knowledge and conceptual understanding.  Upon reading this article, teachers should learn to differentiate between the two different kinds of knowledge.

Read how you can use this journal article as a Professional Development Experience.

Keywords:
Administrator
Pre-K-2
Grades 3-5
Conceptual Development
Connections / Applications
Math Coordinator / Coach
Teacher
Manipulatives
Problems
Fractions / Decimals / Percents / Rational Numbers
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Professional Development / Teacher Education
Student Work
Pythagorean Theorem