Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction



First Advisor

Joel Amidon

Second Advisor

Marie Barnard

Third Advisor

Renee Cunningham


Using a design framework to connect the features of SA4M to the affordances reported, participants of SA4M deepened their content knowledge on both conceptual and skill specific levels, and expressed intentions to incorporate many of the tasks from SA4M into their practices. There are implications for those tasked with creating and evaluating professional development for teachers.



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