TITLE

Behind the Math Standards

AUTHOR(S)
Heitin, Liana
PUB. DATE
November 2014
SOURCE
Education Week;11/12/2014 Supplement Special Report on the Common Core, pS22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview is presented with William G. McCallum, a college professor who helped develop the Common Core State Standards for the teaching of mathematics in the U.S. Topics discussed include the importance of the progressions documents that describe the order mathematics topics should be taught in, his contention that the standards are not a curriculum, and his belief that the concept of conceptual understanding is overemphasized by supporters and critics of the standards.
ACCESSION #
99411194

 

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