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Counting On: Narratives of Curriculum Policy Implementation

Abstract This study is a narrative inquiry into teachers' and instructional coaches' experiences of new curriculum policy implementation at the classroom and district levels. This study took place during the initial year of implementation of the third grade Common Core State Standards in Mathematics (CCSSM). Interviews were conducted with individuals directly involved in policy implementation at the classroom level, including several teachers and the school's instructional coach. Observations of the teachers' instruction and professional practice were also conducted. As an embedded researcher, I used this data to create a series of fictionalized narratives of the initial policy implementation experience. My analysis of the narrat... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Frankiewicz, Megan (Author) / Powers, Jeanne (Advisor) / Fischman, Gustavo (Committee member) / Berliner, David (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education / Education policy / Common Core / Mathematics / Narrative inquiry / Policy implementation / Sense-making / Teacher development
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 275 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Educational Administration and Supervision 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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