**ERIC Number:**ED385436

**Record Type:**Non-Journal

**Publication Date:**1995-May

**Pages:**157

**Abstractor:**N/A

**Reference Count:**N/A

**ISBN:**ISBN-0-16-048075-2

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The Algebra Initiative Colloquium. Volume 1: Plenary and Reactor Papers.

Lacampagne, Carole B., Ed.; And Others

This volume contains the plenary or reactor papers presented at a conference on reform in algebra held in Leesburg, Virginia, December 9-12, 1993. Papers included are: (1) "Introduction" (C. B. Lacampagne); (2) "Summary" (C. B. Lacampagne); (3) "Recommendations" (C. B. Lacampagne); (4) "The Development of Algebra and Algebra Education" (V. J. Katz); (5) "Long-Term Algebra Reform: Democratizing Access to Big Ideas" (J. J. Kaput); (6) "Algebra in the K-12 Curriculum" (G. Burrill); (7) "What Is the Appropriate K-12 Algebra Experience for Various Students?" (J. Fey); (8) "Algebra at the College Level" (M. Artin); (9) "Algebra Initiative" (V. Pless); (10) "Algebra and the Technical Workforce" (H. Pollak); (11) "Reshaping Algebra to Serve the Evolving Needs of the Technical Workforce" (S. Garfunkel); (12) "A Cognitive Perspective in the Mathematical Preparation of Teachers: The Case of Algebra" (A. G. Thompson & P. W. Thompson); (13) "Preparing Teachers to Teach Algebra for All: Preliminary Musings and Questions" (M. Enneking); and (14) "Algebra for All: Dumbing Down or Summing Up?" (L. A. Steen). Appendices include the conference agenda; Conceptual Framework for the Algebra Initiative of the National Institute on Student Achievement, Curriculum, and Assessment; and a participant list. (MKR)

Descriptors: Algebra, Conference Proceedings, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Teacher Education

U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop: SSOP, Washington, DC 20402-9328.

**Publication Type:**Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers

**Education Level:**N/A

**Audience:**Teachers; Practitioners

**Language:**English

**Sponsor:**N/A

**Authoring Institution:**Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.