National Research Council (U.S.). Mathematical Sciences Education Board
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Works:  50 works in 132 publications in 2 languages and 41,686 library holdings 

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Most widely held works by
National Research Council (U.S.).
On the shoulders of giants : new approaches to numeracy by
Lynn Arthur Steen(
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8 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 1,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays on mathematics offering a framework to change approaches to mathematic education
8 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 1,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays on mathematics offering a framework to change approaches to mathematic education
Everybody counts : a report to the nation on the future of mathematics education by
National Research Council (U.S.)(
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6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mathematics is the key to opportunity. Yet, because of the lack of mathematical literacy, many students are not prepared for tomorrow's jobs. Everybody Counts suggests solutions. Written for everyone concerned about our children's education, this book discusses why students in this country do not perform well in mathematics and outlines a comprehensive plan for revitalizing mathematics education in America."Publisher's description
6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mathematics is the key to opportunity. Yet, because of the lack of mathematical literacy, many students are not prepared for tomorrow's jobs. Everybody Counts suggests solutions. Written for everyone concerned about our children's education, this book discusses why students in this country do not perform well in mathematics and outlines a comprehensive plan for revitalizing mathematics education in America."Publisher's description
Reshaping school mathematics : a philosophy and framework for curriculum by
National Research Council(
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3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As momentum for change in U.S. education continues to grow, questions about the nature and goals of mathematics education take on increasing urgency. This report proposes a framework for reform of school mathematics mainly through reshaping of the mathematics curriculum. Chapters included are: (1) "a Rationale for Change," describing changing conditions; (2) "a Practical Philosophy," discussing the nature of mathematics and the goals of mathematics education; (3) "Redesign from a Technological Perspective," discussing the use of calculators and computers; (4) "Redesign from a Research Perspective," discussing ways mathematics instruction needs to change based on numerous study findings; and (5) "Framework for Change," suggesting six principles, goals, and enabling conditions for the mathematics curriculum of the future. Lists 101 references. (Yp)
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As momentum for change in U.S. education continues to grow, questions about the nature and goals of mathematics education take on increasing urgency. This report proposes a framework for reform of school mathematics mainly through reshaping of the mathematics curriculum. Chapters included are: (1) "a Rationale for Change," describing changing conditions; (2) "a Practical Philosophy," discussing the nature of mathematics and the goals of mathematics education; (3) "Redesign from a Technological Perspective," discussing the use of calculators and computers; (4) "Redesign from a Research Perspective," discussing ways mathematics instruction needs to change based on numerous study findings; and (5) "Framework for Change," suggesting six principles, goals, and enabling conditions for the mathematics curriculum of the future. Lists 101 references. (Yp)
Measuring up : prototypes for mathematics assessment by Washington,Dc. Mathematical Sciences Education Board National Academy of Sciences  National Research Council(
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5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The call for educational reform has caused mathematics curriculum, instruction, and assessment to come under both professional and public scrutiny. The three elements contesting for leadership in assessment reform are the conventional testing agencies, reformers led by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (nctm), and political agencies calling for assessment of progress towards the nation's new standards in mathematics education. This book presents 13 prototypes that exemplify changes called for in the NCTM's "Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics." The introduction provides background information into the development of the prototypes that includes: (1) the origin of the Mathematics Science Education Board's decision to create the prototypes; (2) the criteria utilized to select the prototypes; (3) warnings that the prototypes should be viewed as work in progress; (4) the audience for this book; (5) a description of the objectives of the prototypes; (6) three examples of surprises that occurred when the prototypes were field tested; (7) the format for each prototype; (8) the scoring rubrics for the prototypes called protorubrics; (9) a discussion of how the prototypes fit in with the "Standards"; and (10) ideas on future directions for assessment. The remainder of the document presents the 13 prototypes that can be used either for informal classroombased assessment or more formal external assessment. The tasks are presented in several formats and give students opportunities to respond in various modes. Each prototype provides a suggested time allotment and student social organization; a description of the task; a rationale to the mathematics community for its inclusion in the booklet; the associated protorubric; and a reference. Two prototypes are also presented in Spanish. Contains 13 references, a list of state mathematics coalitions, and a list of members of the Mathematical Sciences Education Board. (Mdh)
5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The call for educational reform has caused mathematics curriculum, instruction, and assessment to come under both professional and public scrutiny. The three elements contesting for leadership in assessment reform are the conventional testing agencies, reformers led by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (nctm), and political agencies calling for assessment of progress towards the nation's new standards in mathematics education. This book presents 13 prototypes that exemplify changes called for in the NCTM's "Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics." The introduction provides background information into the development of the prototypes that includes: (1) the origin of the Mathematics Science Education Board's decision to create the prototypes; (2) the criteria utilized to select the prototypes; (3) warnings that the prototypes should be viewed as work in progress; (4) the audience for this book; (5) a description of the objectives of the prototypes; (6) three examples of surprises that occurred when the prototypes were field tested; (7) the format for each prototype; (8) the scoring rubrics for the prototypes called protorubrics; (9) a discussion of how the prototypes fit in with the "Standards"; and (10) ideas on future directions for assessment. The remainder of the document presents the 13 prototypes that can be used either for informal classroombased assessment or more formal external assessment. The tasks are presented in several formats and give students opportunities to respond in various modes. Each prototype provides a suggested time allotment and student social organization; a description of the task; a rationale to the mathematics community for its inclusion in the booklet; the associated protorubric; and a reference. Two prototypes are also presented in Spanish. Contains 13 references, a list of state mathematics coalitions, and a list of members of the Mathematical Sciences Education Board. (Mdh)
A challenge of numbers : people in the mathematical sciences by
Bernard L Madison(
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6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
High school mathematics at work : essays and examples for the education of all students by
National Research Council (U.S.)(
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4 editions published in 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traditionally, vocational mathematics and precollege mathematics have been separate in schools. This book illuminates the interplay between technical and academic mathematics. This collection of essays by mathematicians, educators, and other experts is enhanced with illustrative tasks from workplace and everyday contexts that suggest ways to strengthen high school mathematics education. Chapters include: (1) "Mathematics as a Gateway to Student Success" (Dale Parnell); (2) "Market Launch" (Rol Fessenden); (3) "Integrating Vocational and Academic Education" (Thomas Bailey); (4) "The Importance of Workplace and Everyday Mathematics" (Jean E. Taylor); (5) "Working with Algebra" (Daniel Chazan and Sandra Callis Bethell); (6) "Science and Mathematics Education: Finding Common Ground" (Jane Butler Kahle); (7) "scans and MathematicsSupporting the Transition from Schools to Careers" (Arnold Packer); (8) "Thinking about the sat" (William LinderScholer); (9) "Extended Response Tasks in International Contexts" (John Dossey); (10) "Fitting Tasks to Curriculum" (Zalman Usiskin); (11) "Mathematics as a Way of Thinking about Things" (Albert A. Cuoco); (12) "Preparing Students for Postsecondary Education" (Harvey B. Keynes); (13) "Pedagogical Implications for ProblemCentered Teaching" (Glenda T. Lappan); (14) "The Role of Complex Mathematical Tasks in Teacher Education" (Gilbert J. Cuevas); and (15) "Assessment Conversations as a Tool for Reform" (Paul G. LeMahieu and Marsha T. Horton). (Ask)
4 editions published in 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traditionally, vocational mathematics and precollege mathematics have been separate in schools. This book illuminates the interplay between technical and academic mathematics. This collection of essays by mathematicians, educators, and other experts is enhanced with illustrative tasks from workplace and everyday contexts that suggest ways to strengthen high school mathematics education. Chapters include: (1) "Mathematics as a Gateway to Student Success" (Dale Parnell); (2) "Market Launch" (Rol Fessenden); (3) "Integrating Vocational and Academic Education" (Thomas Bailey); (4) "The Importance of Workplace and Everyday Mathematics" (Jean E. Taylor); (5) "Working with Algebra" (Daniel Chazan and Sandra Callis Bethell); (6) "Science and Mathematics Education: Finding Common Ground" (Jane Butler Kahle); (7) "scans and MathematicsSupporting the Transition from Schools to Careers" (Arnold Packer); (8) "Thinking about the sat" (William LinderScholer); (9) "Extended Response Tasks in International Contexts" (John Dossey); (10) "Fitting Tasks to Curriculum" (Zalman Usiskin); (11) "Mathematics as a Way of Thinking about Things" (Albert A. Cuoco); (12) "Preparing Students for Postsecondary Education" (Harvey B. Keynes); (13) "Pedagogical Implications for ProblemCentered Teaching" (Glenda T. Lappan); (14) "The Role of Complex Mathematical Tasks in Teacher Education" (Gilbert J. Cuevas); and (15) "Assessment Conversations as a Tool for Reform" (Paul G. LeMahieu and Marsha T. Horton). (Ask)
Designing mathematics or science curriculum programs : a guide for using mathematics and science education standards(
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3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As U.S. students move from one grade to the next, we see their performance in both math and science begin to erode as they slip further behind students from other nations. What causes this decline? The National Academies looks carefully at the curriculum
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As U.S. students move from one grade to the next, we see their performance in both math and science begin to erode as they slip further behind students from other nations. What causes this decline? The National Academies looks carefully at the curriculum
Measuring what counts : a conceptual guide for mathematics assessment by
National Research Council (U.S.)(
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6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Global perspectives for local action : using TIMSS to improve U.S. mathematics and science education by Committee on Science Education K12(
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4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Companion piece to the National Research Council's report, Global perspectives for local action: Using TIMSS* to improve U.S. mathematics and science education (NRC, 1999a). The guide, derived in part from the report and most usefully accompanied by it, is designed primarily for workshops for groups of education decisionmakersworkshops that will support longrange efforts to improve K12 student performance in mathematics and science"Page xi
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Companion piece to the National Research Council's report, Global perspectives for local action: Using TIMSS* to improve U.S. mathematics and science education (NRC, 1999a). The guide, derived in part from the report and most usefully accompanied by it, is designed primarily for workshops for groups of education decisionmakersworkshops that will support longrange efforts to improve K12 student performance in mathematics and science"Page xi
The nature and role of algebra in the K14 curriculum : proceedings of a national symposium May 27 and 28, 1997(
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4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studying classroom teaching as a medium for professional development : proceedings of a U.S.Japan workshop by
Hyman Bass(
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5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Keeping score / by Ann Shannon by
Ann Shannon(
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2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Measuring what counts : a policy brief by
National Research Council (U.S.)(
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6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics and science education around the world : what can we learn from the Survey of Mathematics and Science Opportunities
(SMSO) and the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)?(
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5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learning from TIMSS : results of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study : summary of a symposium by
Alexandra S Beatty(
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2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This summary report is an additional component of the effort to foster dialogue in the education research and policy communities. The major elements of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (timss) are described, and highlights of the discussion that took place at the symposium held on February 34, 1997 in Washington, dc by the National Research Council (nrc) are presented. Emergent themes are also explored. The first section provides a description of the study and of the presentations made by the timss researchers. The following two sections summarize, respectively, the questions and critiques that presenters raised about the study itself and the major policy issues that were addressed. The last section summarizes the major ideas that emerged from the symposium. (Contains 18 references.) (Ask)
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This summary report is an additional component of the effort to foster dialogue in the education research and policy communities. The major elements of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (timss) are described, and highlights of the discussion that took place at the symposium held on February 34, 1997 in Washington, dc by the National Research Council (nrc) are presented. Emergent themes are also explored. The first section provides a description of the study and of the presentations made by the timss researchers. The following two sections summarize, respectively, the questions and critiques that presenters raised about the study itself and the major policy issues that were addressed. The last section summarizes the major ideas that emerged from the symposium. (Contains 18 references.) (Ask)
Learning about assessment, learning through assessment by
Mark J Driscoll(
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4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical and scientific development in early childhood : a workshop summary by
Alexandra S Beatty(
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2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The National Research Council (nrc), through the Center for Education (cfe), wishes to build on the work in early childhood it has already done. In particular, the nrc wishes to focus on research on young children and their learning of mathematical and scientific ideas. The workshop that is the subject of this report, one in a series of workshops made possible through a grant to the cfe from the National Science Foundation, is the starting point for that effort. The center's mission is to promote evidencebased policy analysis that both responds to current needs and anticipates future ones. This oneday workshop was designed as an initial step in exploring the research in cognition and developmental psychology that sheds light on children's capacity to learn mathematical and scientific ideas. The workshop brought experts together to discuss research on the ways children's cognitive capacities can serve as building blocks in the development of mathematical and scientific understanding. The workshop also focused on curricular and resource materials for mathematics and science found in early childhood education settings as a means to examine particular researchbased assumptions that influence classroom practice. The sole purpose of this report is to describe the discussions that took place at that workshop. However, issues for further investigation are explored in two afterwords
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The National Research Council (nrc), through the Center for Education (cfe), wishes to build on the work in early childhood it has already done. In particular, the nrc wishes to focus on research on young children and their learning of mathematical and scientific ideas. The workshop that is the subject of this report, one in a series of workshops made possible through a grant to the cfe from the National Science Foundation, is the starting point for that effort. The center's mission is to promote evidencebased policy analysis that both responds to current needs and anticipates future ones. This oneday workshop was designed as an initial step in exploring the research in cognition and developmental psychology that sheds light on children's capacity to learn mathematical and scientific ideas. The workshop brought experts together to discuss research on the ways children's cognitive capacities can serve as building blocks in the development of mathematical and scientific understanding. The workshop also focused on curricular and resource materials for mathematics and science found in early childhood education settings as a means to examine particular researchbased assumptions that influence classroom practice. The sole purpose of this report is to describe the discussions that took place at that workshop. However, issues for further investigation are explored in two afterwords
Mathematical preparation of the technical work force report of a workshop.(
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5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Assessment in support of instruction and learning : bridging the gap between largescale and classroom assessment : workshop
report by Workshop on Bridging the Gap Between LargeScale and Classroom Assessment(
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1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Improving mathematics education : resources for decision making by Steve, Ed Leinwand(
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1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This report describes the message of current publications in mathematics education. Eight documents were selected to be reviewed which provides a starting point for readers. Papers include: (1) "Principles and Standards for School Mathematics"; (2) "Adding It Up: Helping Children Learn Mathematics"; (3) "How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School"; (4) "Before It's Too Late: a Report to the Nation From the National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 21st Century"; (5) "Educating Teachers of Science, Mathematics, and Technology: New Practices for the New Millennium"; (6) "The Mathematical Education of Teachers"; (7) "High Stakes: Testing for Tracking, Promotion, and Graduation"; and (8) "Every Child Mathematically Proficient: An Action Plan of the Learning First Alliance." (Contains 10 references.) (Yds)
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This report describes the message of current publications in mathematics education. Eight documents were selected to be reviewed which provides a starting point for readers. Papers include: (1) "Principles and Standards for School Mathematics"; (2) "Adding It Up: Helping Children Learn Mathematics"; (3) "How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School"; (4) "Before It's Too Late: a Report to the Nation From the National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 21st Century"; (5) "Educating Teachers of Science, Mathematics, and Technology: New Practices for the New Millennium"; (6) "The Mathematical Education of Teachers"; (7) "High Stakes: Testing for Tracking, Promotion, and Graduation"; and (8) "Every Child Mathematically Proficient: An Action Plan of the Learning First Alliance." (Contains 10 references.) (Yds)
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