Abstract: In this paper a teacher professional development program composed
of three strategies and whose articulating strand is problem solving is presented.
These strategies, which we call RPAction Workshop, RPContent and RPClassroom
Workshop, are intended to promote the development of mathematics
skills and strengthen mathematical knowledge, both for mathematics teachers
and students from different grade levels, thus meeting the requirements
of the new mathematics curriculum. This article describes each of these workshops,
its foundations and pilot schemes. These workshops form the core of a
Fondef development project.
Key-words: Professional teacher development, mathematics education, problem
solving, mathematical skills.