A Collaborative Diagonal Learning Network: The Role Of Formal And Informal Professional Development In Elementary Science Reform


by Natasha Anika Cooke-Nieves. Doctoral dissertation (Teachers College, Columbia University, 2011). Focusing on elementary school teachers, Cooke designed a professional development model in order to examine pedagogical content knowledge demonstrated by teachers receiving professional development at an informal education institution and in school with science coaching, and to teach formal and informal instruction using a science coach and an informal educational institution.


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