ERIC Number: ED434033
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Exemplary and Promising Mathematics Programs.
Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Selecting programs, textbooks, and curriculum materials is one of the most important decisions educators make. An Expert Panel on Mathematics and Science was established by the U.S. Department of Education to develop a high-quality, research-based process for selecting programs and to use that selecting process to identify exemplary and promising programs. This booklet describes eight mathematics programs designated as exemplary or promising. A detailed explanation of the submission and selection process and an explanation of how the programs were separated into exemplary and promising categories is included. The four characteristics used for the selection criteria include quality of program, usefulness to others, educational significance, and evidence of effectiveness and success. Each characteristic has multiple criteria with specific indicators of achievement. Each program is described in terms of the four selection characteristics and professional development resources, plus program costs, product contact information, and the table of contents of each book in the program are provided. (ASK)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Demonstration Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Note: Prepared by the "Math and Science Education Expert Panel."