**ERIC Number:**ED377030

**Record Type:**Non-Journal

**Publication Date:**1992

**Pages:**501

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**ISBN:**ISBN-0-87353-356-9

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Developments in School Mathematics Education around the World. University of Chicago School Mathematics Project. Volume Three. Proceedings of the UCSMP International Conference on Mathematics Education (3rd, October 30-November 1, 1991).

Wirszup, Izaak, Ed.; Streit, Robert, Ed.

Papers from the International Conference on Mathematics Education are organized into four parts. Part 1, "The Goal of Mathematics for All," includes: "Will Everybody Ever Count?" (Steen); "Mathematics Education: An Industrial View" (McHenry); "The Popularization of Mathematics" (Kahane); "Is There a Real Chance for 'Mathematics and Science for All Americans'?" (Keitel); "Higher Order (Un-)Teaching" (de Lange); "Mathematics for All Students: Technology and the Power of Visualization" (Demana & Waits); "MASS-MATHICS: A Curriculum for Non-College Bound Students in Israel" (Movshovitz-Hadar); and "Equity, Assessment, and Thinking Mathematically: Principles for the Design of Model-Eliciting Activities" (Lesh, Hoover, & Kelly). Part 2, "The Process and Evaluation of Reform Efforts," includes: "America Is Likewise Bestirring Herself: A Century of Mathematics Education As Viewed from the United States" (Kilpatrick); "The Mathematical Sciences Education Board: Preparing for the Twenty-first Century" (Rosen); "What Does It Mean to Be Modern in Mathematics Education?" (D'Ambrosio); "Reflections on the Mathematics Assessments of the National Assessment of Educational Progress" (Lindquist); "Certifying Accomplishments in Mathematics: The New Standards Examining System" (Resnick, Briars, & Lesgold); and "Assessing Mathematics: Enhancing Understanding" (Dossey). Part 3, "The Content of Reform," includes: "Toward a World Class Curriculum in the United States" (Romberg); "What Are the Goods and How Do We Deliver Them?" (Sally, Jr.); "Investigations in Number, Data, and Space: A New Elementary Curriculum" (Russell); "The UCSMP Elementary Mathematics Specialist Project" (Sconiers); "Reflections on Inservice Work with U.S. Teachers of Mathematics" (Becker); "The Effects of Technology on the Mathematics Curriculum: What Goes In? What Goes Out?" (Ellis); "Computers, Understanding of Concepts, and Problem Solving" (Bjork & Brolin); "Getting Students to Function in Algebra" (Schwartz); "Statistics in the Mathematics Curriculum: Why and What?" (Moore); "Algorithms in School Mathematics: Why, What and How?" (Johnson); and "Applications and Modeling in School Mathematics--Directions for Future Development" (Niss). Part 4, "International Comparisons," includes: "The Third International Mathematics and Science Study: Issues and Questions" (Robitaille); "School Mathematics in the U.S. and U.K.: Similarities and Differences" (Johnson); "School Mathematics in Japan and the U.S.: Focusing on Recent Trends in Elementary and Lower Secondary School" (Miwa); "Results of U.S.-Japan Cross-national Research on Students' Problem Solving Behaviors" (Becker); "Some Puzzling Questions Arising from Mathematics Education in China" (Zhang); "Competition and Cooperation in School Mathematics" (Usiskin). Appendices contain lists of the conference participants, speakers, and presiders. (MKR)

Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, International Studies, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Technology

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091 ($22; 10 or more copies, 20% discount).

**Publication Type:**Collected Works - Proceedings

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**Language:**English

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**Authoring Institution:**National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.