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Meserve, Bruce E. – Mathematics Teacher, 1989
Discusses the development of mathematics teacher education based on author's experience of the last 50 years. Describes activities of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the Mathematical Association of America. Twelve references are listed. (YP)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Inservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Teachers
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Curriculum Framework and Textbook Development Unit. – 1992
This document builds on the foundation laid by the 1985 edition of the "Mathematics Framework for California Public Schools" to describe the structure and organization of instructional programs that address the goal of developing mathematical power for all students. An introduction discusses the nature of the proposed reform and the…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
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Lacampagne, Carole B. – 1993
The implementation of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics'"Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics" implies fundamental shifts in the teaching and learning of mathematics. Intended for those individuals who will be instrumental in the implementation of those changes--teachers, administrators, and…
Descriptors: Calculators, Change Agents, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education
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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
Rosenstein, Joseph G.; And Others – 1996
The New Jersey Mathematics Curriculum Framework is based on the "Mathematics Standards" adopted by the New Jersey State Board of Education on May 1, 1996, and is intended to provide guidance to teachers, administrators, and districts that will help them translate a vision of exemplary mathematics education into reality. It includes…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Algebra, Calculus, Communication Skills
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
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
Countryman, Joan; Wilson, Elizabeth – College Board Review, 1991
Calculators are transforming mathematics instruction, freeing it from an arithmetic-driven curriculum. They have encouraged teachers to think more carefully about what is important to learn. Calculators should be used at all levels of instruction and on tests, including standardized exams. Meaningful educational reform depends on such a change.…
Descriptors: Calculators, Classroom Techniques, College Mathematics, Curriculum Development
Kraft, Richard J., Ed.; Kielsmeier, James, Ed. – 1995
This anthology is a compilation of 59 articles that includes items previously published in the "Journal of Experiential Education" and presentations given at conventions of the Association for Experiential Education. Based on John Dewey's belief that "all genuine education comes through experience," this book aims to inform educators,…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Educational Research
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Rhoton, Jack – School Science and Mathematics, 1990
Investigated was the nature of science-technology-society (STS) education as perceived by science teachers. Reports that teachers indicated weaknesses of current STS education and wanted more workshops and curriculum materials. Provides recommendations to educational practitioners based on the findings. (YP)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Opinions, Science and Society, Science Curriculum
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Boaler, Jo – British Educational Research Journal, 1994
Reports on a study of the move away from abstract calculations toward "mathematics in context" among 50 British female secondary school students. Discusses implications of findings in relation to reported female underachievement and disinterest in school mathematics. (CFR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Athletics, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
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Orwin, Clifford; Forbes, H. D. – International Journal of Social Education, 1994
Summarizes E. D. Hirsch's book, "Cultural Literacy," focusing on four separate arguments. Compares U.S. and Canadian education and society, particularly in relationship to multiculturalism and bilingualism. Concludes that Hirsch trivializes culture by presenting as no more than a common convention of effective national communication.…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Background
Van Geen, R. – International Journal of Institutional Management in Higher Education, 1985
Crucial changes in education, research, and society are decisive factors in a change strategy for university and research institution policy. Planning must now be more than physical planning and must include new qualitative features such as expert systems and new algorithms. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Planning, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Higher Education
Adams, J. Q., Ed.; Welsch, Janice R., Ed. – 1993
This book provides pragmatic ideas and analyses from contributors with multicultural backgrounds and educational experiences, on how to implement multicultural education in college and university courses of study; and presents strategies for transforming both the curricula and the training of effective multicultural educators. Section 1 offer…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Counseling, Cultural Differences, Curriculum Development
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Fraser, E. J. P. – British Educational Research Journal, 1994
Reports on the attitudes toward and achievement in mathematics among 7,169 undergraduate male and female students in British and Scottish universities. Finds large differences in participation rates between women and men in English and Scottish universities. (CFR)
Descriptors: Course Selection (Students), Educational Change, Females, Foreign Countries
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