ERIC Number: ED234999
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Mathematics Curriculum Study. A Report of the Mathematics Curriculum Study Committee to the North Carolina State Board of Education.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
A committee composed of students, parents, teachers, administrators, college/university persons, and representatives from business and industry carefully studied the mathematics curriculum in North Carolina public schools and formulated the recommendations contained in this report. It contains ideas, suggestions, and information resulting from examination of the present mathematics program, including surveys, school visits, interviews, speakers, and position papers, as well as the literature of mathematics education. Chapter 1 outlines the organization of the study, while chapter 2 describes the background status of mathematics education. Chapter 3 presents 20 recommendations and rationales for the elementary school mathematics program; chapter 4, 15 recommendations for the middle school program; and chapter 5, 21 recommendations for the secondary school program. Each recommendation relates to one or more of the following areas: content, expectations, staffing, instruction, technology, and articulation. Appendices list personnel involved in the study and a summary of activities. (MNS)
Descriptors: Calculators, Computers, Educational Improvement, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Manipulative Materials, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Remedial Mathematics, State Boards of Education, State Departments of Education, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
Identifiers: North Carolina