Assessing Mathematical Proficiency
by Alan H. Schoenfeld
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2007
Number of pages: 391
Testing matters! It can determine kids' and schools' futures. In a conference at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, mathematicians, math education researchers, teachers, test developers, and policymakers gathered to work through critical issues related to mathematics assessment. This volume presents the results of the discussions. It highlights the kinds of information that different assessments can offer, including many examples of some of the best mathematics assessments worldwide.
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by Tony Gardiner - Open Book Publishers
This handbook for teachers will help them broaden and enrich their students' mathematical education. It avoids specifying how to teach, and focuses instead on the central principles and concepts that need to be borne in mind by all teachers.
by Evelyn Raiken Lewis - Smashwords
This guide advocates for teaching the vocabulary and concepts of high-level math to children in their first years of life. This is the time when the human brain is optimized to learn any language, even the language of mathematics.
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This text focuses on the main trends in the field of calculus education. The findings reveal a cornerstone issue that is strongly linked to the formalism of calculus concepts and to the difficulties it generates in the learning and teaching process.
by Augustus De Morgan - The Open Court Publishing
In compiling the following pages, my object has been to notice particularly several points in the principles of algebra and geometry, which have not obtained their due importance in our elementary works on these sciences.