ERIC Number: EJ944164
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
Five Ideas for 21st Century Math Classrooms
Gasser, Kenneth W.
American Secondary Education, v39 n3 p108-116 Sum 2011
This article draws on the 21st Century Skills Movement and the successful teaching practices of Asian schools in order to provide five suggestions that secondary math teachers can incorporate into their classrooms in order to promote the skill set necessary for an ever-changing global economy. Problem-based instruction, student-led solutions, risk taking, fun, and collaboration time are five ideas that incorporate the successes of educators from outside the United States and may also prove to be supported by brain-based research.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Teachers, Teaching Methods, Global Approach, Human Capital, Educational Practices, Problem Based Learning, Student Centered Curriculum, Learner Engagement, Failure, Coping, Discovery Learning, Relevance (Education), Risk, Instructional Effectiveness, Intellectual Development, Student Motivation, Games, Psychological Patterns, Cross Cultural Studies
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Asia; United States