Fostering Growth In Teacher Content Knowledge Through The Construction Of Sketches For Students

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Michael Todd Edwards


In this paper, the author investigates connections between teacher content knowledge and the construction of sketches through an examination of teacher-constructed applets. Specifically, the author analyzes the mathematics that teachers needed to know to design sketches in GeoGebra to support student understanding of a proportional reasoning problem aligned to 6th grade Common Core math standards.

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Michael Todd Edwards, Miami University

Department of Teacher Education Associate Professor, Mathematics Education