The Better Math Teaching Network: Year One: Developmental Evaluation Report

American Institutes for Research
This report  provides a descriptive and analytic portrait of the Better Math Teaching Network's first year of operation using data including:
  • -Observations of whole- and small-group network meetings,
-Interviews with participating teachers conducted at multipletime points throughout the year,
-Teachers’ responses to a survey designed to measure teachers’experiences with key features of the NIC concept,
-Analysis of teachers’ formal and informal connectionsto one another that are facilitated by the network,
-Documentation teachers generate through theirimprovement cycles,
-Classroom observations and follow-up interviews witha small sample of teachers.
"The Better Math Teaching Network aimed to harness the problem solving power of networks in pursuit of more student-centered teaching and learning."