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Measuring Complex Features of Science Instruction: Developing Tools to Investigate the Link between Teaching and Learning
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 18, No. 2 (2009) pp. 285–322
There is a growing national recognition that teachers and teaching are at the heart of successful educational reform. However, few tools exist for measuring classroom instruction. The primary purpose of this article is to describe methods we...
What Can a Cognitive Coding Framework Reveal about the Effects of Professional Development on Classroom Teaching and Learning?
Vandana Thadani; Kathleen J. Roth; Helen E. Garnier; Melanie C. Seyarto; Jennifer L. Thompson; Nicole M. Froidevaux
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 27, No. 4 (2018) pp. 517–549
We investigated what a cognitive framework for measuring classroom teaching could reveal about (a) the impact of a professional development (PD) program on teaching practices and (b) the relationship between teaching practices and student science...