ERIC Number: ED309055
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Mathematics: Report of the Project 2061 Phase I Mathematics Panel.
Blackwell, David; Henkin, Leon
This is one of five panel reports that have been prepared as part of the first phase of Project 2061, a long-term multipurpose undertaking of the American Association for the Advancement of Science designed to help reform science, mathematics, and technology education in the United States. Major sections included are: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "The Processes of Mathematics" abstraction/representation, symbolic transformation, and application/comparison); (3) "The Subject Areas of Mathematics" (arithmetic, algebra, geometry, analysis, discrete mathematics, logic and set theory, and probability and statistics); (4) "Mathematics, Science, and Technology"; (5) "Mathematics and Language" (discussing mathematical language); and (6) "Emotions and Mathematics" (dealing with mathematics anxiety). The members of the panel and consultants are listed. (YP)
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Fundamental Concepts, Futures (of Society), Mathematical Concepts, Mathematical Linguistics, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Anxiety, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Skills, Secondary School Mathematics, Technical Mathematics
AAAS Books, Dept. 2061, P.O. Box 753, Waldorf, MD 20604 (for price, contact AAAS offices; quantity prices available).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York, NY.; Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.