ERIC Number: EJ600550
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Life Outside the Mathematics Classroom: Implications for Mathematics Teaching Reform.
McNair, Rodney E.
Urban Education, v34 n5 p550-70 Jan 2000
Discusses the importance of considering the role of students' social environments in determining how students will participate in mathematics classroom activities and what kinds of connections can be made to life outside the classroom. Argues that these issues may be particularly important for students in urban environments who are not sheltered from the realities of the real world. (SM)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Education, Minority Group Children, Relevance (Education), Social Environment, Social Influences, Student Motivation, Student Participation, Summer Programs, Teaching Methods, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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