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ERIC Number: ED404103
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Nov
Pages: 37
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Ike 101: The Dwight D. Eisenhower Program for Mathematics and Science Education National Conference (Arlington, Virginia, November 17-22, 1991).
Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education, College Park, MD.
A conference was held to discuss educational issues related to mathematics and science education. This document reports the proceedings of the conference by summarizing the comments of several of the conference speakers. The speakers and topics discussed included: (1) Senator Mark Hatfield and Congressman Thomas Sawyer on the perspective of Congress' support for educational change in mathematics and science; (2) Deputy Secretary of Education David Kearns on the six National Education Goals and the American 2000 strategy: (3) Charles Dickens (Executive Secretary of the Federal Coordinating Council on Science, Engineering and Technology) and Milton Goldberg (Director of the Office of Research of the Office of Educational Research and Improvement in the Department of Education) on increased cooperation among providers of mathematics and science education; (4) Samuel Betances and Shirley Malcom on equal mathematics and science education for all students; (5) Cathy Seeley and Joseph Rosenstein on quality teaching and inservice teacher education; (6) several speakers on educational standards at national and state levels that are being proposed for curriculum, teaching, and assessment by groups such as the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the National Research Council, the Mathematical Sciences Education Board, and State Boards of Education in California, Arkansas, and Connecticut; and (7) participants' views on leadership roles, mathematics and science supervisors, the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse, and the creation of regional consortia for the Clearinghouse. The report concluded with views from members of the Department of Education concerning the issues discussed. (MDH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education, College Park, MD.