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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This book will help you to understand elementary mathematics more deeply, gain facility with creating and using mathematical notation, develop a habit of looking for reasons, and become more comfortable exploring unfamiliar mathematical situations.
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.
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