ERIC Number: ED237352
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Mathematics Equity. A Resource Book.
Tyree, Eddy; And Others
Provided in this document is a brief summary of current research on equity in mathematics, readings on the topic, and lists of selected programs and resource materials. Readings presented include: "Teaching Mathematics in a Multicultural Setting: Some Considerations when Teachers and Students are of Differing Cultural Backgrounds" (Willis N. Johnson); "The State of the Art of Native American Mathematics Education" (Claudette Bradley); "Language Minority Students and Mathematics Achievement: The Language Factor" (Gilbert J. Cuevas); "Women and Mathematics: State of the Art Review" (Elizabeth Fennema); "Blacks in Mathematics: The State of the Art" (Martin L. Johnson); "Hispanic Students and Mathematics: Research Findings and Recommendations" (Leonard A. Valverde); and two ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education fact sheets ("Females and Mathematics" and "Helping Low-Achieving Students in Mathematics"). Programs described include Equals, Math Anxiety Programs, Math Counseling Institute, "I Can't Do Math", Overcoming Math Anxieties, Improving Teachers' and Counselors' Mathematics Abilities and Attitudes, Meeting the Math Challenge for the 80's, Mathematics Their Way (Workshop), Mathematics...A Way of Thinking (Workshop), Multiplying Options and Subtracting Bias, and Project Seed. Assresses, contact persons, state, institution, and materials available are included with each description. Resources listed and Project Seed. Addresses, contact persons, state, institution, and materials available are included with each description. Resources listed include books, annotated journal articles, RIE abstracts (with ED numbers), associations, career information, and other materials. (JN)
Descriptors: American Indians, Blacks, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Literature Reviews, Low Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Minority Groups, Program Descriptions, Resource Materials, State of the Art Reviews
Publication Type: Reference Materials - General; Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.; National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia. KNOW-NET Dissemination Project.