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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

Pereira-Mendoza, Lionel, Ed. – 1988

These conference proceedings include two invited lectures, four working group reports, seven reports from topic groups, one ad hoc presentation paper, a list of participants and a list of previous proceedings. The invited lectures were: "Mathematics Education and Technology" (Christine Keital); and "All One System" (Lynn A.…

Descriptors: College Mathematics, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Females

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

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

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Kirshner, David, Ed. – 1994

This PME-NA proceedings volume contains the full text of 41 research papers. In addition, brief usually one-page reports, are provided for 11 oral presentations and 13 poster sessions. The full research reports are as follows: "Cognitive Analysis of Chinese Students' Mathematical Problem Solving" (J. Cai and E. A. Silver); (2)…

Descriptors: Beliefs, Conference Papers, Elementary Secondary Education, Knowledge Base for Teaching

National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Directorate for Education and Human Resources. – 1993

The National Science Foundation (NSF), through its Division of Undergraduate Education, is undertaking a major effort to significantly improve the mathematics and science education of prospective elementary and secondary school teachers. NSF had two major goals in organizing this workshop. The first goal was for the Foundation to learn from active…

Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education

Wirszup, Izaak, Ed.; Streit, Robert, Ed. – 1987

Reported in this conference proceedings are educational activities related to mathematics education from several countries. The conference was devoted primarily to two major topics closely connected with the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP): (1) Development of an applications-oriented mathematics curriculum for all…

Descriptors: Computers, Educational Trends, Elementary School Mathematics, Innovation

Pereira-Mendoza, Lionel, Ed.; Quigley, Martyn, Ed. – 1990

These conference proceedings include two invited lectures, four working group reports, five topic group reports, a list of participants, and a list of previous proceedings. The invited lectures were: "Teaching Mathematical Proof: Relevance and Complexity of a Social Approach" (Nicolas Balacheff) and "Geometry Is Alive and…

Descriptors: Calculus, College Mathematics, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education

Hida, Takeyuki; Shimizu, Akinobu – 1986

This volume contains the papers and comments from the Workshop on Mathematics Education, a special session of the 15th Conference on Stochastic Processes and Their Applications, held in Nagoya, Japan, July 2-5, 1985. Topics covered include: (1) probability; (2) statistics; (3) deviation; (4) Japanese mathematics curriculum; (5) statistical…

Descriptors: College Mathematics, Conferences, Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries

Willis, Dee Anna, Ed.; And Others – 1995

Papers from a conference on information technology and teacher education are presented. The 225 papers address the following topics: diversity and international perspectives; reading and language arts; mathematics; science; preservice teacher education; the educational computing course; graduate and inservice projects; faculty development;…

Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development

Troyer, Gene van, Ed.; And Others – 1996

The conference proceedings include 62 papers on aspects of language teaching and learning, organized in seven sections: looking back, looking forward (history of language teaching, future directions); curriculum design (curriculum development, competency-based curricula, content-based instruction, global issues in curriculum and evaluation,…

Descriptors: Bilingualism, Business Communication, Cognitive Style, Competency Based Education

Lacampagne, Carole B., Ed.; And Others – 1995

This volume contains the plenary or reactor papers presented at a conference on reform in algebra held in Leesburg, Virginia, December 9-12, 1993. Papers included are: (1) "Introduction" (C. B. Lacampagne); (2) "Summary" (C. B. Lacampagne); (3) "Recommendations" (C. B. Lacampagne); (4) "The Development of Algebra…

Descriptors: Algebra, Conference Proceedings, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education

Lappan, Glenda, Ed.; Even, Ruhama, Ed. – 1986

Research on Teacher Education was the theme for the plenary sessions of the eighth annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. More than 50 papers were selected for presentation at the conference. These papers are grouped into seven categories in these conference proceedings.…

Descriptors: Algebra, Childhood Attitudes, Cognitive Processes, Educational Research

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Bolin, Mary Jane – Music Educators Journal, 1984

A symposium sponsored by the Eastern Division of the Music Educators National Conference and 12 state music associations to discuss the impact of recent education reports on music education is described. Strategies for strengthening music education are presented. (RM)

Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education

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