ERIC Number: ED403126
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
The University of Chicago School Mathematics Project, Autumn 1996.
Chicago Univ., IL. School Mathematics Project.
This document discusses a variety of aspects of the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP). Extensive historical background of the project, including key personnel and funding sources at various stages, is provided. The goals of the project are to upgrade the mathematics experience of the average student, connect the real world with the mathematics curriculum, and garner international support for UCSMP. This report contains descriptions of the scope of the project; the UCSMP Online Service; the resource development component; the elementary and secondary components including materials development, teacher development, and evaluation; and a listing of available materials related to the different aspects of the project. Resources are also noted throughout the report that are appropriate for elementary and secondary mathematics instruction. (DDR)
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Mathematics Curriculum, Professional Development, Relevance (Education), Student Evaluation, Telecommunications
University of Chicago School Mathematics Project, 5835 S. Kimbark Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Amoco Foundation, Inc., Chicago, IL.
Authoring Institution: Chicago Univ., IL. School Mathematics Project.