•What is it in the structure of PROMYS that
makes it possible to “succeed” with such disparate
–the genius of Arnold Ross’s problem sets;
–the depth of the traditions and the
•Are these teachers “special” before they begin the
program? Undoubtedly, “yes”!
–What is special about them?
–How rare is this brand of “specialness”?
•What relationship does this have with
•How does the immersion experience affect
teachers’ work in the classroom?
•Can we replicate (generalize) key elements
of the program?