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Tool Bridges to Classroom Mathematics: A Staff-development Curriculum for Elementary School Teachers


Bridges to Classroom Mathematics includes a Staff Developerís Guide: Mathematics for Elementary Teachers where sessions are designed to strengthen teachersí mathematical understanding and confidence, as well as model pedagogy when using NSF supported curriculum materials. Each session takes about two hours and focus on specific content and procedures. The Staff Developerís Guide, includes masters for handouts, overhead transparencies, materials lists, and include video.

The Bridges materials also include Staff Developer guides for sessions designed specifically for the Everyday Mathematics and Investigations in Number, Data, and Space curriculum programs.

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