TITLE

24-Nation Study To Examine Math Curriculum, Teaching

AUTHOR(S)
Walton, Susan
PUB. DATE
September 1981
SOURCE
Education Week;9/28/1981, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information about the Second International Mathematics Study, a study on the way mathematics is being taught to 8th- and 12th grade students in 24 nations. The study, which is funded by the National Institute of Education and the National Science Education, will focus on two broad areas of mathematics education: the curriculum and the classroom. The study will use data gathered on questionnaires for teachers and specially developed tests for students.
ACCESSION #
20892282

 

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