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Holmes, Amy B. – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2013

Four figures and three tables are appended.There is growing consensus among researchers, educators, and policy makers about the need for greater emphasis on ambitious student-centered mathematics instruction in light of mounting concern about student mathematics performance in the intermediate grades and beyond. To facilitate educators' adoption…

Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Meta Analysis

Hart, Lynn C.; Auslander, Susan S.; Venuto, Nicole; Jacobs, Tiffany; Carothers, Jody; Chestnutt, Cliff – School Science and Mathematics, 2019

The purpose of this study was to review the existing research on affect (beliefs, attitudes, and emotions) of elementary prospective teachers (EPTs) in university mathematics content courses. We use as our time period from publication in the United States of the Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for Schools Mathematics through 2016. A search of…

Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Course Content

Hart, Lynn; Auslander, Susan; Jacobs, Tiffany; Chestnutt, Cliff; Carothers, Jody – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2016

The purpose of this review was to examine the 25-year period of research on elementary prospective teachers (EPTs) in mathematics content courses since publication of the "Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics" (NCTM, 1989). Analysis included an extensive electronic search and a manual search of 11 well-respected…

Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Teachers

Bouck, Emily C.; Flanagan, Sara – Journal of Special Education Technology, 2009

Technology is a natural part of education for all students across a variety of subjects, including mathematics, as educators work to prepare students for tomorrow's work force and align their curriculum and teaching with national standards such those developed by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM, 2000). This article reviews…

Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Secondary School Mathematics, National Standards

Willoughby, Stephen S. – 1990

A discussion of mathematics curriculum and teaching methods based on the standards issued by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) is presented. The standards emphasize the connectedness of each of the branches of mathematics and underline the relationship of each branch to…

Descriptors: Calculators, College Mathematics, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary School Mathematics

Lapp, Douglas A. – 2001

In recent years, there has been a growing interest in the use of graphing technology for the teaching of mathematics. This interest has been, in part, sparked by the recommendations of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Standards and "Everybody Counts: A Report to the Nation on the Future of Mathematics Education."…

Descriptors: Data Collection, Educational Technology, Graphing Calculators, Higher Education

Sheffield, Linda Jensen – 1994

This report examines three sets of standards developed by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and provides recommendations for curriculum, teaching, and assessment of students showing mathematical talent. Specific recommendations are suggested for programs, teaching strategies, resources, and alternative means of evaluation…

Descriptors: Ability Identification, Academic Standards, Academically Gifted, Educational Methods

Murphy, Nancy – 1996

Educational reform initiatives such as the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Standards, National Science Education Standards, and Project 2061 provide guidelines to reduce the diversity gap in science and mathematics literacy. Schools are applying these guidelines to classroom practices by posing questions about what changes are…

Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cultural Context, Curriculum, Educational Change

Ortiz-Franco, Luis – 1980

This document highlights points made in papers presented in the two scheduled sessions devoted to issues in mathematics education affecting minority students at the 1980 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) conference. The first meeting was part of the official NCTM conference program. The second meeting was sponsored by the National…

Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences

Berry, Lois Langford – 1984

The purpose of this study was to examine the literature to find out if the recommendation by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) that mathematics education should focus on problem-solving in the 1980s was being implemented or had caused any changes in the approach to teaching mathematics in the school curriculum. The study also…

Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Educational Change, Educational Research, Elementary Education

Anderson, Catherine M.; Kouba, Vicky L. – 1991

A survey of the extent of the dissemination of the Curriculum and Evaluation Standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) within the Capital District area of New York State revealed that 61% of the 381 respondents, from a contacted sample of 726 teachers, were aware of the Standards. Among the findings was one showing that…

Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Information Dissemination, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education

Burke, Garfield, Jr. – 2001

A position statement on the use of calculators was published in 1991 in which the NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) strongly urged that calculator usage be promoted by school districts, teachers at every level, authors, and educators. In the 2000 publication of Principles and Standards for School Mathematics, NCTM noted that…

Descriptors: Calculators, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education

Clements, Douglas H., Ed. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2003

Measurement can develop in the earliest years from children's experience, and it readily lends itself to real-world application. Focusing on research and practice, NCTM's 2003 Yearbook presents current thinking about the learning and teaching of measurement, including students' understanding, the mathematics of measurement, estimation and…

Descriptors: Measurement, Measurement Equipment, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction

Ball, Deborah Loewenberg – 1992

In this report, the author traces the recent development of standards for mathematics teaching. Two central tensions are examined: (1) the tension between arriving at consensus and effecting change; and (2) the tension between providing direction and affording discretion in practice. With a focus on the challenges inherent in the ambitious vision…

Descriptors: Change Agents, Decision Making, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education

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