ERIC Number: ED297948
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Studies in Mathematics Education. Volume 6. Out-of-School Mathematics Education.
Morris, Robert, Ed.
This is the sixth volume in a series designed to improve mathematics instruction by providing resource materials for those responsible for mathematics teaching. Focusing on out-of-school mathematics education, this volume presents a panorama of current practices around the world and suggests future trends. Subjects considered include: (1) "Activities Arranged for the Younger Learner"; (2) "Mathematics and the Media"; (3) "Other Sources"; and (4) a case study. The 11 chapters include: "Mathematics Clubs" (Rada-Aranda); "Mathematical Camps" (Rabijewska and Trad); "Mathematical Contests and Olympiads" (Greitzer); "National Mathematical Olympiads in Vietnam" (Le Hai Chau); "Broadcasting and the Open University of the United Kingdom" (Lovis); "Distance Education in Mathematics" (Knight); "The Education of Talented Children in Mathematics in Hungary" (Genzwein); "Mathematics in Literacy Classes" (Zepp); "Mathematics Training for Work" (Straesser); "Family Math" (Stenmark); and "Out-of-school Mathematics in Colombia" (de Losada and Marquez). (CW)
Descriptors: After School Programs, Clubs, Educational Practices, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities, Extracurricular Activities, International Educational Exchange, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Resource Materials, Secondary School Mathematics, Student Interests, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
UNESCO, 7, place de Fontenoy, 75700 Paris, France.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For previous volume, see ED 280 674.