ERIC Number: ED207842
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Mathematics Teaching Today: Perspectives from Three National Surveys.
Fey, James T.
Interpretations of findings of three National Science Foundation (NSF) surveys are presented. These surveys included a large-scale survey of teachers and administrators, case studies of individual schools, and a review of the literature. The first part of the document, Mathematics Teaching Today in the Elementary and Middle School, is subdivided into: (1) Content Emphasis in Elementary Mathematics Programs; (2) Patterns of Instructional Organization and Style; (3) Perceptions of the Abilities, Problems, and Needs of Teachers; (4) The Task Ahead; and (5) References. Part two, Mathematics Teaching Today in the Secondary School, contains: (1) Course Content and Enrollments; (2) Patterns of Instructional Style; (3) Teacher Abilities, Attitudes, and Beliefs; (4) Changing School Mathematics; (5) The Task Ahead; and (6) References. (MP)
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Attitudes, Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Educational Attitudes, Educational Change, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, School Surveys, Teacher Attitudes
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091 ($3.00; 20% discount to members and orders of 10 or more copies).
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.
Identifiers: Mathematics Education Research