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ERIC Number: ED015140
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 1
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GOALS FOR SCHOOL MATHEMATICS, THE REPORT OF THE CONFERENCE ON SCHOOL MATHEMATICS (CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS, 1963).
Educational Services, Inc., Watertown, MA.
REPORTED ARE THE TENTATIVE VIEWS OF A GROUP OF MATHEMATICIANS ON THE CONTENT OF A PRE-COLLEGE MATHEMATICS CURRICULUM THAT MIGHT CONCEIVABLY REPRESENT THE TYPE OF PROGRAM WHICH WILL BE OPERATING IN A FEW DECADES. THE COMMITTEE PRESENTS ITS VIEWS, NOT AS A CURRICULUM GUIDE FOR ADMINISTRATORS AND MATHEMATICS EDUCATORS, BUT AS A BASIS FOR DISCUSSION, REFLECTION, AND EXPERIMENTATION. SECTION 1 DEALS WITH SUCH CONFERENCE BACKGROUND MATERIAL AS (1) PURPOSES, (2) ORGANIZATION, (3) PROCEDURE, (4) TASK, AND (5) PROPOSALS. SECTION 2 DEALS WITH THE BROAD GOALS OF THE MATHEMATICS CURRICULUM. OTHER SECTIONS IN ORDER ARE--(3) PEDAGOGICAL PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES, (4) OBSERVATIONS, (5) K-6 PROGRAM, AND (6) GRADES 7 - 12. APPENDIXES INCLUDE INFORMATION ON (1) PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS, (2) LOGARITHMS IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, (3) INTRODUCTION TO FORMAL GEOMETRY, (4) EXPLORATION, (5) ELEMENTARY MODERN MATHEMATICS FROM THE ADVANCED STAND POINT, (6) OPPORTUNITIES FOR PROOF-MAKING IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, (7) OF UNITS, AND (8) SIGNIFICANT FIGURES. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY, 1900 SOUTH BATAVIA AVENUE, GENEVA, ILLINOIS 60134. (DH)
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Authoring Institution: Educational Services, Inc., Watertown, MA.
Identifiers: Cambridge Conference on School Mathematics MA; EDUCATIONAL SERVICES INCORPORATED; NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION