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The Curriculum Topic Study (CTS) process provides a professional development strategy that links mathematics standards and research to curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
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Table of ContentsList of Curriculum Topic Study Guides
Foreword, by Joan Ferrini-Mundy
About the Authors
1. Introduction to Curriculum Topic Study
What Is Curriculum Topic Study?
Why Study a Curriculum Topic?
Why Focus on Topics?
The Underlying Knowledge and Research Base
The Origin of Curriculum Topic Study: From Science to Mathematics
Research on Readers' Interaction With Text
Mathematics Teachers and Teaching
The Teacher Professional Continuum
2. Examining the Components of a Curriculum Topic Study
The CTS Guide
Common Resources for Study and Reflection
3. Engaging in Curriculum Topic Study
The CTS Learning Cycle: Inquiry, Study, and Reflection
Using CTS Alone or With a Group
4. Contexts for Using Curriculum Topic Study
CTS and Mathematics Content Knowledge
CTS and Curriculum
CTS and Instruction
CTS and Assessment
CTS and Preservice and Novice Teacher Support
CTS and Leadership Development
CTS and Professional Development
5. Images From Practice: Curriculum Topic Study (CTS) Vignettes
Vignette 1: A Team of Primary Teachers Uses CTS to Clarify Disctric Curriculum Goals for Addition and Subtraction Concepts
Vignette 2: A High School Teacher Uses CTS to Guide Implementation of a Unit on Functions
Vignette 3: A Department Chair Uses CTS to Help Guide a Discussion on Quadratic Factoring
Vignette 4: A Multi-Grade Elementary Team Uses CTS to Examine Alignment of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Vignette 5: A Middle School Teacher Uses CTS to Understand Concepts of Surface Area and Volume
Viggette 6: A Team of Middle and High School Teachers Uses CTS to Identify Goals for Learning About Decimals, Fractions, and Percents
Vignette 7: An Intermediate Teacher Uses CTS to Prepare for a Unit on Probability
Vignette 8: Teachers Use CTS to Analyze Student Thinking on Area Measurement
Vignette 9: A Teacher Leader Uses CTS to Prepare for a Professional Development Session on Proportionality
6.Curriculum Topic Study Guides
Organization of CTS Guides
Description of CTS Categories
Reasource A: Additional Resources to Support Curriculum Topic Study
Reaource B: Worksheets for Curriculum Topic Study