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Louisiana Department of Education, 2013

This module assumes that the information presented in previous modules is well known to the learner. Module 5 is the second of three modules (4, 5, and 6) designed to provide an in-depth look at the Standards of Mathematical Practice which are part of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Module 5 focuses on how the practices connect to…

Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Academic Standards, State Standards, Mathematics Skills

Louisiana Department of Education, 2013

This module assumes that the information presented in previous modules is well known to the learner. Module 6 is the third of three modules (4, 5, and 6) designed to provide an in-depth look at the Standards of Mathematical Practice which are part of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Module 6 focuses on strategies for implementing…

Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Academic Standards, State Standards, Mathematics Instruction

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

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Ridgway, Jim; Passey, Don – Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, 1995

Reports on a study of the mathematical needs of engineering apprentices in the United Kingdom. Finds that mathematical skills learned in general education programs do not meet requirements of the engineering profession. Recommends changes in mathematics education. (CFR)

Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering

Barnett, Lynn, Ed.; San Felice, Faith, Ed. – American Association of Community Colleges (NJ3), 2006

This report is the result of a national conference convened in December 2005 by the American Association of Community Colleges in partnership with the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC) and supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). This event, the Teaching by Choice Leadership Summit on Community College…

Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Science Education, Technology Education

Kitchen, Richard S.; DePree, Julie; Celedon-Pattichis, Sylvia; Brinkerhoff, Jonathan – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2006

This book presents research findings about school-level and district level practices and successful strategies employed in mathematics education by highly effective schools that serve high-poverty communities. It includes both the theory and practice of creating highly effective schools in these communities. In 2002 nine schools were selected in…

Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Effective Schools Research, School Effectiveness, Educational Practices

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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

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

Drost, Dale R., Ed. – Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group, 1982

Papers from the 1982 annual meeting of the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group are organized similarly to the meeting, presenting materials from the lectures, working groups, topic groups and panel groups. One lecture, by Davis, discussed a philosophy of computation in relation to computing. Vergnaud lectured on cognitive and developmental…

Descriptors: Computer Science, Computer Science Education, Educational Research, Geometry

Hope, Jack – 1990

The purpose of this report is to identify changes that need to be made in the Saskatchewan mathematics curriculum and to provide the curriculum writers and advisory committee with sufficient background information to develop a revised program and to evaluate teaching materials currently available. The purpose of Part 1 of the guide is to examine…

Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Curriculum Research

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

Allen-Young, Darcy; Amundson, Jane L.; Bowers, Lori Goodwin; Koehn, Jo; Triolo-Moloney, Sharon; Vendegna, Nan; Peterson, Sandra – 2003

The Building Blocks to Colorado's Content Standards were developed to connect early childhood education to the K-12 content standards, to advocate for appropriate teaching strategies for preschool children, and to support awareness and understanding of early childhood foundational skills among parents and teachers. Five sets of building blocks are…

Descriptors: Adult Child Relationship, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Educational Objectives, Emergent Literacy

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

Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. – 1987

This document contains a list of recommended essential mathematical skills and outcomes developed for Arizona students from primary through secondary grades. These skills have been developed by using a spiral structure of individual clusters of objectives that are taught at an initial level and then retaught at higher levels as students progress…

Descriptors: Attitudes, Career Awareness, Curriculum Development, Developmental Stages

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