ERIC Number: ED430787
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Making Change in Mathematics Education: Learning from the Field.
Ferrini-Mundy, Joan, Ed.; Graham, Karen, Ed.; Johnson, Loren, Ed.; Mills, Geoffrey, Ed.
This book is intended to be used as a tool for teachers, curriculum developers, community members, district administrators, and policy-makers working toward the implementation of the Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics. It is also a source of ideas and a springboard for discussion of the issues involved in making the vision of the curriculum standards. Chapters include: (1) "What Does It Mean to Implement the NCTM Standards?" (Loren Johnson and Geoffrey Mills); (2) "What Mathematics Is Important?" (Karen Graham and Beverly J. Ferrucci); (3) "What Supports Teachers As They Change Their Practice?" (Patricia P. Tinto and Joanna O. Masingila); (4) "What Leadership Models Are Successful in Reform Efforts?" (Joanna O. Masingila and Patricia P. Tinto); (5) "What Is the Role of Parents and Community Members?" (Karen Graham and Loren Johnson); (6) "What Roles Does Assessment Play in Mathematics Education Reform?" (Diana V. Lambdin); (7) "How Can We Strive for Equity and Excellence?" (Loren Johnson); (8) "Why Is Change So Hard?" (Laura Coffin Koch); and (9) "What Have We Learned for the Future?" (Joan Ferrini-Mundy). Contains 46 references. (ASK)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Teachers, National Standards
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1593; Tel: 703-620-9840; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.nctm.org
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.