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Title: Math Wars PDF
Url: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0895904803260042?journalC...
Creator: Schoenfeld, Alan H.
Publisher: University of California, Berkeley. School of Education
Description: In this article, Alan Schoenfeld presents his insightful commentary on a “productive, middle-ground” theory in opposition to the extremist views of the math wars. Schoenfeld reviews the history of Mathematics education in the U.S. and how economic and political difficulties affected the education of America’s youth. He details the “reform” of mathematics from standards-based to new math, and the downfall of that reform. It is a smart, interesting article that offers a tangible solution to a problem that has been looming in American school systems since the days of Sputnik.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- History
Science -- Mathematics -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Mathematics -- History
Key Concept: Mathematics
Date Issued: 2004
Resource Type: Reference Material
Format: Document -- PDF
Audience: Administrator
Educator
Learner
Professional/Practitioner
Education Level: Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: Corwin Press
Access Rights: Free access
Source: AMATYC
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Resource URL Clicks: 12
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