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Developing Rich Media-based Materials for Practice-based Teacher Education

Primary Investigator(s): Patricio Herbst

Funding Agency: University of Maryland / National Science Foundation

Amount: $907,379

Period: 8/15/2013 - ongoing

The grant "Developing Rich-Media Materials for Practice-based Teacher Education" (a.k.a. ThEMaT III) will support the work of mathematics teacher educators using the LessonSketch platform to develop and use rich media representations of practice in teacher preparation. The research will focus on understanding how online, rich-media resources can instrument the work of teacher educators and their students, as well as evaluating how LessonSketch functionalities respond to the needs of teacher educators and their students.