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What Works Clearinghouse, 2010
"Saxon Math" is a textbook series covering grades K-12 based on incremental development and continual review of mathematical concepts to give students time to learn and practice concepts throughout the year. The series is aligned with standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and various states, and can be…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Middle Schools, Intervention, Textbooks
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA. – 2000
The World's Largest Math Event 6 (WLME 6) is the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' (NCTM) celebration of mathematics and mathematics education and is the highlight of Mathematics Education Month. This year's event, slated for April 28, 2000, features the theme "Animals as Our Companions". This theme encourages students to…
Descriptors: Animals, Elementary Secondary Education, Geometry, Mathematics Activities
McNamara, Timothy J. – Corwin Press, 2006
Helping teachers envision how math standards can be integrated into the secondary classroom, this book presents engaging activities and ready-to-use lessons aligned with NCTM content and process standards. This user-friendly book by mathematics educator Timothy J. McNamara is filled with a generous collection of lessons for each of the ten NCTM…
Descriptors: Probability, Elementary Secondary Education, Data Analysis, Graphing Calculators
Bielefeld Univ. (West Germany). Inst. for Didactics in Mathematics. – 1979
Four papers are presented which view research in mathematics education from different perspectives. The titles are: (1) Review of Recent Research Related to the Concepts of Fractions and of Ratio; (2) Some Trends in Research and the Acquisition and Use of Space and Geometry Concepts; (3) A Portrayal of Traditional Teachers of Mathematics in…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Fractions, Geometric Concepts
Posamentier, Alfred S. – 2000
This book contains a set of versatile enrichment exercises that cover a very broad range of mathematical topics and applications in pre-algebra from the Moebius strip to the googol. Several criteria have been used in developing the activities and selecting the topics that are included. All of them bear heavily and equally on concerns for…
Descriptors: Algebra, Arithmetic, Elementary Secondary Education, Geometry
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. – 1992
This document ties the essential skills needed in mathematics to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' (NCTM) Curriculum and Evaluation Standards to help facilitate future curriculum development. The overall goal for the 21st century is to make mathematical power a reality for all students. The rationale for this document can be found…
Descriptors: Algebra, Calculus, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment
Posamentier, Alfred S. – 2000
This book contains a set of versatile enrichment exercises that cover a very broad range of mathematical topics and applications in geometry including Euclidean, post-Euclidean, and non-Euclidean geometry. Several criteria have been used in developing the activities and selecting the topics that are included. All of them bear heavily and equally…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Geometric Constructions, Geometry, Mathematics Activities
Chambers, Donald L.; And Others – 1986
This guide was written under the basic assumptions that the mathematics curriculum must continuously change and that mathematics is most effectively learned through a spiral approach. Further, it is assumed that the audience will be members of district mathematics curriculum committees. Instructional objectives have been organized to reveal the…
Descriptors: Algebra, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA. – 1997
These excerpts from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Standards support the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) Resource Kit by offering some context for discussing the teaching of algebra and geometry seen in the videotapes that are also part of the kit. The Standards describe the mathematics content…
Descriptors: Algebra, Elementary Secondary Education, Geometry, Mathematics Achievement
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Swetz, Frank – Mathematics Teacher, 1979
The NCTM delegation's visit to the People's Republic of China in the fall of 1977 is described. Mathematics education in China is presented in terms of mathematical content taught. (MK)
Descriptors: Chinese, Chinese Culture, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
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