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National Academies Press, 2010
"Gender Differences at Critical Transitions in the Careers of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Faculty" presents new and surprising findings about career differences between female and male full-time, tenure-track, and tenured faculty in science, engineering, and mathematics at the nation's top research universities. Much of this…
Descriptors: Productivity, Tenure, Gender Differences, Research Universities
Meierding, Loren – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006
This is a step-by-step guidebook that is designed to help students on the quantitative section of the SAT. This guidebook produces an understanding of key mathematical concepts as the various topics are covered by the text, and, unlike other SAT guides, lists skills and capabilities, that if mastered will result in well-prepared students. More…
Descriptors: Mathematical Concepts, Guides, Standardized Tests, Test Wiseness
Nicely, Robert F., Jr., Ed.; Sigmund, Thomas F., Ed. – 1988
One of the strengths of the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics (PCTM) is that it gives mathematicians and mathematics educators the opportunity to exchange and contribute to each other's professional growth. The topic for each yearbook is chosen to coincide with the annual PCTM meeting. This 1988 yearbook contains 27 articles which…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Artificial Intelligence, Calculus, College Mathematics
Rotigel, Jennifer V.; Fello, Susan – Gifted Child Today, 2004
Whether math problems require computation skills, problem solving strategies, inferential thinking skills, or deductive reasoning, mathematically talented students are often able to discern answers with unusual speed and accuracy. Mathematically gifted students are able to see relationships among topics, concepts, and ideas without the…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Student Characteristics, Student Needs, Mathematics Instruction
Goldenhersh, Barbara, Ed. – 1988
This document consists of three issues of the journal "Seedbed," an outcome of the Teachers' Center Project at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (SIUE). Issue Number 29 contains 67 articles on teachers' ideas that they thought worth sharing with other teachers. Issue Number 30 consists of a single paper, "Children and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Foreign Countries, Learning Activities, Mathematics Curriculum
National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA. – 2001
This document presents a collection of strand maps that show how students' understanding of the ideas and skills that lead to literacy in science, mathematics, and technology might grow over time. The guide discusses strand maps in general and prose directly related to each individual map. The maps are built from benchmarks that were derived from…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Benchmarking, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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Walker, Allan; Qian, Haiyan – Journal of Educational Administration, 2006
Purpose: This article aims to set the scene for this Special Issue on beginning principals and to inform one's understanding of how new principals manage their work lives to make a difference in their schools. Design/methodology/approach: Based on recent literature on beginning principals, the paper draws together and analyses issues encompassing…
Descriptors: Beginning Principals, International Cooperation, Expectation, Recruitment
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Beasley, Kenneth L. – SRA Journal, 1998
The origins and early years of the Society of Research Administrators are chronicled from 1966, focusing on the basic premise of the organization, its purpose as stated in the bylaws, its activities into the early 1970s, and the evolution of the national meetings and journal. (MSE)
Descriptors: Conferences, Higher Education, Organizational Change, Professional Associations
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Brown, Margaret – British Educational Research Journal, 1989
Argues that research shows that the concerns expressed about the Graded Assessment in Mathematics (GAIM) project are not serious and do not outweigh the positive benefits of the program. States that levels of achievement and development of mathematical learning are related. Urges the linking of summative and formative assessment. (KO)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Grades (Scholastic)
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Palmer, Robert T.; Davis, Ryan J.; Thompson, Tiffany – Journal of College Student Development, 2010
In the current postindustrial era, increasing the number of minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is critically important for the United States' economic growth and its position in the global marketplace. Given the U.S. Census Bureau's 2008 projection that the population of minorities is expected to increase by…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Black Colleges, Minority Groups, African American Students
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Dulli, Robert E. – Journal of Geography, 1994
Contends that the National Geographic Society's Geography Education Program continues to work on improving geography instruction and learning. Outlines future activities of the National Geographic Society including urban outreach and technology training. (CFR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Strategies, Educational Technology
Nicely, Robert F., Jr., Ed.; Sigmund, Thomas F., Ed. – 1987
One of the strengths of the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics (PCTM) is that it gives mathematicians and mathematics educators the opportunity to exchange and contribute to each other's professional growth. The topic for each yearbook is chosen to coincide with the annual PCTM meeting. This 1987 yearbook contains 14 articles which…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Business Education, Calculus, College Mathematics
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Mathematical Sciences Education Board. – 1990
As momentum for change in U.S. education continues to grow, questions about the nature and goals of mathematics education take on increasing urgency. This report proposes a framework for reform of school mathematics mainly through reshaping of the mathematics curriculum. Chapters included are: (1) "A Rationale for Change," describing changing…
Descriptors: Calculators, Computers, Educational Change, Educational Objectives
Confrey, Jere; And Others – 1991
The "Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics (1989)" calls for the revision of existing secondary mathematics curricula which include an emphasis on contextual problems, multiple representations, and the use of computers. The focus of this revision significantly involves the acknowledgment of the key role of the…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Evaluation, Context Effect, Functions (Mathematics)
Despain, Karin – 1983
Intended as a summary report for state leaders, this document outlines current problems in education, particularly science and math education, and suggests ways in which the state educational systems can be changed to provide students with an adequate preparation for knowledge-intensive jobs involving the retrieval, processing, and transmission of…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines
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