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ERIC Number: EJ660271
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0148-432X
A Coherent Curriculum: The Case of Mathematics.
Schmidt, William; Houang, Richard; Cogan, Leland
American Educator, v26 n2 p10-26,47 Sum 2002
Shows that the mathematics curricula used in the highest achieving countries are very similar and coherent. Using a visual comparison, this paper explains where the United States comes up short, noting that in the countries with the highest mathematics achievement, teachers have coherent guidelines (national curricula) and related tools and training that prepare them for teaching the curriculum and provide curriculum-based professional development. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study