ERIC Number: ED468036
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Improving Mathematics Education: Resources for Decision Making.
Leinwand, Steve, Ed.; Burrill, Gail, Ed.
This report describes the message of current publications in mathematics education. Eight documents were selected to be reviewed which provides a starting point for readers. Papers include: (1) "Principles and Standards for School Mathematics"; (2) "Adding It Up: Helping Children Learn Mathematics"; (3) "How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School"; (4) "Before It's Too Late: A Report to the Nation From the National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 21st Century"; (5) "Educating Teachers of Science, Mathematics, and Technology: New Practices for the New Millennium"; (6) "The Mathematical Education of Teachers"; (7) "High Stakes: Testing for Tracking, Promotion, and Graduation"; and (8) "Every Child Mathematically Proficient: An Action Plan of the Learning First Alliance." (Contains 10 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Learning, Mathematics Instruction, Technology
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Mathematical Sciences Education Board.
Note: Produced by the Committee on Decisions That Count.