Contemporary Issues in Mathematics Education
by E. A. Gavosto, S. G. Krantz, W. McCallum
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1999
Number of pages: 174
What is the appropriate balance among theory, technique, and applications? What is the role of technology? How do we fulfill the needs of students entering other fields? The purpose of this volume is to present a serious discussion of these educational issues, with a balanced representation of opposing ideas.
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by Marcel B. Finan - Arkansas Tech University
Topics: Integers; Rational Numbers; Real Numbers; Functions and their Graphs; Misleading Graphs and Statistics; Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion; Probability; Basic Geometric Shapes and Figures; Symmetry of Plane Figures; etc.
by Alan H. Schoenfeld - Cambridge University Press
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.
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.
by Deborah Loewenberg Ball - RAND Corporation
A clear need exists for improvement in mathematics proficiency in US schools. While the federal government have made significant investments toward improving mathematics education, the knowledge base supporting these efforts has generally been weak.