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Keitel, Christine, Ed.; And Others – 1989
This document contains reports and papers from a conference focusing on the political dimension of mathematics education. The program was organized around four large themes: (1) "Mathematics Education and Culture" based on 13 papers; (2) "Society and Institutionalized Mathematics Education" based on 41 papers; (3) "Educational Institutions and the…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Culture, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnomathematics
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. – 1986
Statistical issues associated with the supply and demand of science and mathematics teachers are reviewed in this conference report of the Committee on National Statistics. The conference was held to generate a plan for a study that would make recommendations to improve the information, sources, statistics, and models used in estimating and…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Data Collection, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Champagne, Audrey B., Ed.; Hornig, Leslie E., Ed. – 1987
The outgrowth of a conference on how science education can best meet the needs and expectations of society, this volume is designed to provide a source of information and ideas about the future of the school science curriculum. It contains 15 papers, including: "Critical Questions and Tentative Answers for the School Science Curriculum" (Audrey B.…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Curriculum
Dreyden, Julia I., Ed.; And Others – 1988
An introductory chapter, "Contemporary Issues in Gifted Education" by Julia Dreyden and Shelagh Gallagher, summarizes National Science Foundation policy concerning development of new science and mathematics curricula and the work of the Talent Identification Program. Major conference papers and responses are then presented: "Developing Academic…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Curriculum Development, Databases, Educational Policy
Lochhead, Jack, Ed.; Clement, John, Ed. – 1979
A conference in June 1978 brought together approximately 50 faculty from various American universities to discuss issues related to cognitive process instruction. This book contains the papers from that conference, focusing on recent, innovative approaches to cognitive process instruction and recent research studies on thinking skills that have…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Sowder, Judith T., Ed.; Schappelle, Bonnie P., Ed. – 1989
Research on computational estimation and mental computation has received a considerable amount of attention from mathematics educators during the past decade. These proceedings resulted from a meeting to explore dimensions of number sense and its related fields. The participants came from three groups: mathematics educators actively pursuing…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Psychology, Computation, Estimation (Mathematics)
Stephens, Max, Ed.; Izard, John, Ed. – 1992
The purpose of the Australian conference on mathematical assessment was to address the challenges to traditional methods of assessment that have resulted as part of the call for reform in the mathematics curriculum. The 28 papers presented were: "Who Assesses Whom and To What Purpose?" (Leone Burton; "Assessment of the Learned…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Problems
Becker, Jerry P., Ed.; Miwa, Tatsuro, Ed. – 1992
The purpose of a seminar attended by mathematics educators from the United States and Japan was to explore ways that use of technology in teaching problem solving can improve student learning. The following presentations were made: (1) "A Report of U.S.-Japan Cross-cultural Research on Students' Problem-Solving Behavior," (T. Miwa and T.…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Development, Computer Uses in Education, Computers
Cooney, Thomas J., Ed. – 1989
The Sixth International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-6) was special in that it provided a context commemorating the life and work of George Polya (1887-1985) whose native land was Hungary and to whom all those interested in the teaching of mathematical problem solving owe a great debt. What follows in this publication is a collection…
Descriptors: Algorithms, College Mathematics, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Krabbendam, Hans, Ed.; de Vries, Marc, Ed. – 1990
The aim of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) project "Science, Mathematics, and Technology" is to formulate recommendations for educational policy. Preparations for the project were made in each of the various member countries. Reported here are the results of the Netherlands meeting. The conference and…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Verhille, Charles, Ed. – 1983
The papers in this document follow the order of the meeting and consist of two guest lecturers and reports from four working groups; two topic group presentations are noted but not included. One lecture, delivered by Peter Hilton, discusses the nature of mathematics today and implications for mathematics teaching, while, in the other paper,…
Descriptors: Computer Science, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Research, Language Role
Hershkowitz, Rina, Ed. – 1983
This document contains plenary and contributed papers presented at the seventh PME meeting, held near Jerusalem, Israel in July 1983. Three plenary papers focused on implicit models in solving problems, discussions with teachers and children, and heuristics. Contributed papers were classified under seven headings: learning theories…
Descriptors: Algebra, Cognitive Processes, Computers, Concept Formation
Lesgold, Alan M., Ed.; Reif, Frederick, Ed. – 1983
The full proceedings are provided here of a conference of 40 teachers, educational researchers, and scientists from both the public and private sectors that centered on the future of computers in education and the research required to realize the computer's educational potential. A summary of the research issues considered and suggested means for…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Managed Instruction, Educational Research
Damerow, Peter, Ed.; And Others – 1986
This document contains 22 papers presented at an international congress on mathematical education. An introductory report describes the work of the theme group, "Mathematics for All," motivated by the move to universal elementary education in developing countries, the move to universal secondary education in industrialized countries, and…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education
Clarkson, Philip C., Ed. – 1984
Seventeen research reports are arranged under several broad topics of mathematics education. Section 1 concerns language and mathematics learning, with one paper on word problems and one on concept formation. Papers on university level mathematics in Section 2 explore problem solving, characteristics of school leavers, some mathematical aspects of…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Concept Formation, Dropouts, Educational Research
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