ERIC Number: ED030678
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Reference Count: 0
The Low Achiever in Mathematics: Report of a Conference held in Wadhington, D.C., March 25-27, 1964.
Woodby, Lauren G.
OE Bulletin, 1965 n 31
Reported is a 1964 conference devoted to the problem of the low achiever in mathematics. Part I of the document presents five position papers concerned with motivation, Piaget's views on children's intellectual development, inplications of psychological research, the responsibility of school administrators, and business and industry cooperation with the schools. Part II offers six contributions describing current promising practices--programs in Baltimore and Fort Worth, mathematics materials specially prepared for noncollege bound students of average and below average ability, and an elementary mathematics laboratory. A series of recommendations are also included. (NH)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Concept Formation, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 7, Grade 8, Intellectual Development, Low Achievement, Mathematics, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Materials, Noncollege Bound Students, Secondary School Mathematics, Student Motivation, Textbook Preparation, Textbooks
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (GPO FS 5.229--29061, $.35)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Committee Mathematics for Noncollege Bound Student; Maryland; Maryland (Baltimore); School Mathematics Study Group; Texas; Texas (Fort Worth)