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Monroe, Eula Ewing, Ed.; Young, Terrell A., Ed.; Fuentes, Debra S., Ed.; Dial, Olivia Haworth, Ed. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2018
"Deepening Students' Mathematical Understanding with Children's Literature" is an important addition NCTM's books that focus on high quality children's books to create engaging and meaningful tasks that deepen mathematics learning for pre-K and elementary students. Classroom teachers in early childhood and elementary grades will find the…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2007
Learning mathematics is the central goal of mathematics education, yet it is the least frequently addressed of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' (NCTM's) Principles and Standards. With an increasing population of English language learners and the inclusion of students with learning disabilities into the regular mathematics…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Education, Inclusive Schools
Silver, Edward A., Ed.; Kenney, Patricia Ann, Ed. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2015
This book's 28 chapters are adapted and updated from articles published in NCTM's "Journal for Research in Mathematics Education" between 2000 and 2010. The authors have rewritten and revised their work to make it clear, understandable, and--most of all--useful for mathematics teachers today. To help teachers even more, these articles…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Mathematics Education, Educational Research, Common Core State Standards
Rubenstein, Rheta N., Ed. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2004
Teaching is a complex, ongoing endeavor that involves a myriad of decisions. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' (NCTM's) Sixty-Sixth Yearbook is organized around three aspects of teaching: foundations for teaching, the enactment of teaching, and the support of teaching nurtured in preservice education and strengthened throughout a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Preservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Teachers, Secondary School Mathematics
Remillard, Janine T., Ed.; Herbel-Eisenmann, Beth A., Ed.; Lloyd, Gwendolyn M., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
This book compiles and synthesizes existing research on teachers' use of mathematics curriculum materials and the impact of curriculum materials on teaching and teachers, with a particular emphasis on--but not restricted to--those materials developed in the 1990s in response to the NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. Despite…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Instructional Materials, Mathematics Curriculum, Educational Change
Rowan, Thomas E., Ed.; Morrow, Lorna J., Ed. – 1993
This publication compiles a series of 18 articles originally published in 1989-91 in the Arithmetic Teacher on implementing the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) K-8 curriculum standards. The articles and references in the bibliography are organized into five groupings: (1) "Themes That Cut Across Mathematics," covering…
Descriptors: Algebra, Alternative Assessment, Classroom Communication, Data Collection
Wood, Terry, Ed.; Nelson, Barbara Scott, Ed.; Warfield, Janet, Ed. – 2001
This book describes and analyzes the teaching that has evolved in mathematics classrooms of teachers who have been forerunners in the effort to implement the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Standards in Elementary Mathematics. Research and insights from psychology, mathematics, and sociology are presented. Chapters include: (1)…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Instructional Innovation
Cooney, Thomas J.; Brown, Stephen I.; Dossey, John A.; Schrage, Georg; Wittmann, Erich Ch. – 1996
This book is intended for both preservice and inservice teachers who wish to experience some of the fundamental ideas expressed in the documents published by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) that are commonly referred to as the Standards. The text encourages the reader to seek connections between pedagogy and content in a…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Functions (Mathematics), Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education
Masalski, William J., Ed. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2005
Technology is playing an increasingly important role in the teaching and learning of mathematics at all levels. This publication reports on overviews of research and findings on the impact of technology. It furnishes a context in which to observe teachers in prekindergarten through grade 12 and teacher educators using technology to help their…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mathematics Activities, Young Children, Computer Software
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2006
The 2006 NCTM Sixty-eighth Yearbook focuses on students' and teachers' learning in statistics centered on a set of activities. Topics include the relation between mathematics and statistics, the development and enrichment of mathematical concepts through the use of statistics, and a discussion of the research related to teaching and learning…
Descriptors: Yearbooks, Probability, Inferences, Educational Technology
Kloosterman, Peter, Ed.; Lester, Frank K., Jr., Ed. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2004
Often referred to as "The Nation's Report Card," the mathematics assessments of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) have come to be regarded by many policymakers as the primary yardstick by which to judge our schools' success in meeting national expectations. This monograph reports and interprets trends in NAEP…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, National Competency Tests, Mathematics Tests, Educational Testing
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Kurtz, V. R.; And Others – School Science and Mathematics, 1990
This special issue contains a collection of 2 editorials and 15 articles concerning the Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for Mathematics which were produced by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics in 1989. Sections include "Background,""Implementation,""Issues," and "Reactions." (CW)
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Curriculum
House, Peggy A., Ed.; Coxford, Arthur F., Ed. – 1995
One of the four cornerstones of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) "Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics" asserts that connecting mathematics to other subjects in the curriculum and to the everyday world is an important goal of school mathematics. This yearbook is designed to help classroom…
Descriptors: Algebra, Arithmetic, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education
Cuevas, Gilbert, Ed.; Driscoll, Mark, Ed. – 1993
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics'"Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics" and "Professional Standards for Teaching Mathematics" reflect the belief that all students can learn a significant core of high-quality mathematics. Recognizing the magnitude of the task of reaching all students, this…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Core Curriculum, Demonstration Programs, Educational Quality
Karwin, Thomas J., Ed. – 1992
The California Academic Partnership Program (called CAPP-Eisenhower in recognition of the act of Congress that funded the program) was established in 1983 to facilitate collaboration between secondary and postsecondary institutions. This volume, the program's final product, offers 16 papers in 3 sections, providing, respectively, highlights of the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College School Cooperation, Cultural Influences, Educational Change