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Teaching Mathematics in the Era of the NCTM
This activity contains 9 questions.
According to the
Principles and Standards for School Mathematics
(2000), curriculum is more than a collection of activities, but rather is considered to be all of the following EXCEPT
formulated on standard methods
coherent in content
focused on important mathematics
well articulated across the grades
There are five major shifts in mathematics classrooms that NCTM views as necessary in order to allow students to develop mathematical power. Which of the following is one of these shifts?
towards conjecturing, inventing and problem solving
towards classrooms as a collection of capable students
towards logically calculating the right answers from teacher models
towards less memorization of basic facts
According to the Teaching Principle defined by NCTM, effective mathematics teaching requires...
knowing the important main ideas to teach
instructional and financial support
educated mathematics teachers who possess certification in their subject
understanding what students know and need to learn
Primary influences and pressures on the reform movement in mathematics include all of the following EXCEPT....
state boards of education
national and international comparison studies
The Technology Principle states that technology is essential in teaching and learning mathematics
National Assessment of Educational Progress exam 1996 has shown that in a small core of items consistently used over the years, the United States students clearly do things less effectively than in 1973.
The Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) data supports a number of "basic" demands including more homework, less television watching, and more time spent on mathematics.
The NCTM standards provide a national curriculum for mathematics education.
Third International Math and Science Study (TIMSS) data produced many findings about mathematics. List and explain three findings from the study
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