ERIC Number: ED250195
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
School Mathematics: Options for the 1990s. Chairman's Report of a Conference (Madison, Wisconsin, December 5-8, 1983). Volume 1.
Wisconsin Center for Education Research, Madison.; National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.
This chairman's report pertains to a conference on school mathematics which considered evidence on the need to improve school mathematics, develop recommendations about the nature of needed changes, and prepare strategies or next steps for accomplishing these changes. Ten recommendations were made. Three pertained to actions designed to assist in the development of critically needed new materials. Three concerned the quality of teachers and teaching. One addressed the need for model programs for teacher education, and one concerned the role of research. Finally, two recommendations concerned the need for leadership at all levels. Each recommendation is discussed in detail. (MNS)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Learning, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Materials, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Center for Education Research, Madison.; National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.