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Teaching Mathematics in the Era of the NCTM Standards

This activity contains 9 questions.

Question 1.
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

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Question 2.
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?

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Question 3.
According to the Teaching Principle defined by NCTM, effective mathematics teaching requires...

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Question 4.
Primary influences and pressures on the reform movement in mathematics include all of the following EXCEPT....

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Question 5.
The Technology Principle states that technology is essential in teaching and learning mathematics

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Question 6.
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.

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Question 7.
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.

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Question 8.
The NCTM standards provide a national curriculum for mathematics education.

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Question 9.

To create paragraphs in your essay response, type <p> at the beginning of the paragraph, and </p> at the end.

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