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School Mathematics in the Nineteen Nineties

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ISBN-10: 0521336147

ISBN-13: 9780521336147

Edition: 1986

Authors: Geoffrey Howson, Bryan Wilson

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Countries throughout the world are faced with the problem of adjusting school mathematics curricula in an attempt to match rapid changes in society, technology and educational systems. The ICMI Study is intended to help those who wish to form a vision of what school mathematics might be in the 1990's and to work towards the fulfilment of goals. In doing this it will be guided by the experiences of the past thirty years, which have taught us that what is desirable might not be attainable, and that goals must be set which acknowledge the existence of constraints. The Study seeks to identify key issues and basic questions within mathematics education, to propose and comment upon alternative…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 1986
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/8/1987
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 114
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.61" long x 0.24" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Mathematics in a technological society
Mathematics and general educational goals
The place and aims of mathematics in schools
The content of the school mathematics curriculum
On particular content issues
Classrooms and teachers in the 1990s
Research
The processes of changes
The way ahead
Bibliography