• Summary
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The revised classic for designing mathematics and science professional development presents an updated planning framework and many professional development strategies and emphasizes continuous program monitoring and building professional cultures.

The Design Framework in Action
The design framework in action
Figure 6.1 Professional Development Design Framework

Why did professional development designers in Cambridge, Massachusetts, decide to implement a districtwide curriculum implementation strategy while the City College Workshop Center staff in Harlem, New York, opted for immersion? Why did a statewide kindergarten through sixth-grade mathematics education initiative in North Carolina choose curriculum implementation while California's middle school mathematics effort focused on curriculum implementation and networking? Why did a national high school science program go the route of curriculum development?

This chapter describes the professional development designs of five different programs, our collaborators on the development of the professional development design framework, and contributors to the first edition of this book. Throughout this chapter are woven quotations from interviews ...

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