The authors document the ways in which online communities of practice enable teachers to have meaningful conversations sharing practices and discussing the nuances of teaching math.

Author Biography

Marvin Cohen is a senior faculty member (Niemeyer Chair, 2005) at Bank Street College of Education. He teaches both mathematics pedagogy and content classes and advises in the Leadership in Mathematics Education program. Dr. Cohen’s recent work with colleagues has focused on the development and implementation of 10 video case studies, Math for All (Corwin, 2012), aimed at increasing access to meaningful mathematics for all children in grades K–5. He was scholar in residence at the Ben Franklin International School, Barcelona, Spain, in 2010. Most recently, Dr. Cohen directed the Communities of Practice Project at Bank Street.



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