ERIC Number: ED281760
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Mar-26
Reference Count: 0
Toward the 21st Century in Mathematics Education.
O'Brien, Thomas C., Ed.
In an effort to prepare students for the 21st century, this book provides ideas and suggestions for educators on critical areas in mathematics education. A series of articles is presented on content changes, instructional strategies, and the role of computers. These articles include: (1) "Status of Computers" (John Ellsworth); (2) "New Topics for the Elementary School Math Curriculum" (Tamas Varga); (3) "Mathematics for the Twenty-First Century" (A. I. Weinzweig); (4) "The Teacher and Curricular Change" (Fred D. Carver); (5) "An Innovation in Assessment: The MANS Test" (Martin Herbert); (6) "On Assessment" (James L. MacLean); (7) "Five Anchors" (T. C. O'Brien); and (8) "Computers and the Future" (Robert S. Hoeke). Lists of suggested readings are provided for parents and teachers and for background and research. Catalogs and periodicals are also identified. (ML)
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Instructional Improvement, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Tests
Editor, Teachers' Center Project, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Room 1120, Building II, Edwardsville, IL 62026-1122.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Illinois Univ., Edwardsville. Div. of Education.