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Math Leadership Showcase

Strengthening Mathematics Teachers' Pedagogical Content Knowledge Through Collaborative Investigations in Combinatorics


"The NSF-funded Rice University Mathematics Leadership Institute immersed high school lead teachers in collaborative, combinatorics problem-solving experiences during an intensive four week summer institute. The program challenged participants' pedagogical content knowledge and their views about collaborative problem solving as evidenced by statistically significant gains in test scores, their self-reported ratings on content and problem-solving abilities, and excerpts from journal writings."