ERIC Number: ED468038
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Adding It Up: Helping Children Learn Mathematics.
Kilpatrick, Jeremy, Ed.; Swafford, Jane, Ed.; Findell, Bradford, Ed.
This book discusses questions regarding mathematics education in U.S. schools and presents individual reviews on the concerns about student competency and academic achievement in mathematics. The reviews focus on school mathematics programs in pre-kindergarten through eighth grades. Contents include: (1) "Looking at Mathematics and Learning"; (2) "The State of School Mathematics in the United States"; (3) "Number: What Is There to Know?"; (4) "The Strands of Mathematical Proficiency"; (5) "The Mathematical Knowledge Children Bring to School"; (6) "Developing Proficiency with Whole Numbers"; (7) "Developing Proficiency with Other Numbers"; (8) "Developing Mathematical Proficiency Beyond Number"; (9) "Teaching for Mathematical Proficiency"; (10) "Developing Proficiency in Teaching Mathematics"; and (11) "Conclusions and Recommendations." (YDS)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Competency Based Education, Educational Change, Elementary Education, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, National Standards, Preschool Education
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.; National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Center for Education.
IES Cited: ED504995; ED512043; ED532215; ED544376; ED544185