Math to Become Less Abstract For Some Ontario 9th Graders

Cavanagh, Sean
June 2005
Education Week;6/22/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 41, p14
The article reports that officials with Ontario's Ministry of Education have revised the math curriculum for students on one of the province's academic tracks. The bulk of the changes, which are to take effect this fall, have the overall goal of presenting mathematics that is less abstract and more connected to the real world, and of moving some more-challenging topics to higher grade levels. The changes include moving analytical geometry from 9th to 10th grade for students in the applied category.


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