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ERIC Number: EJ666825
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1253
Public Policy in Mathematics Education: A Hidden Agenda.
Matthews, Becky
Education Canada, v43 n2 p13-15,19 Spr 2003
If British Columbia education policy wanted to promote growth in numeracy and mathematics, the curriculum would provide opportunities to use mathematical concepts in social situations and give students time to move from concrete to abstract thought. Instead, the curriculum emphasizes extensive mechanical understanding and algorithmic manipulation and is difficult. It appears that math curricula are used to determine who enters college. (TD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada