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Principles of Best Practice in ATE Programs

 

A working draft of resources and reports from an NSF-sponsored project intended to strengthen the role of mathematics in Advanced Technological Education (ATE) programs. Intended as a resource for ATE faculty and members of the mathematical community. Comments are welcome by e-mail to the project directors: Susan L. Forman or Lynn A. Steen.

 

A vision of flexibility and strength outlining principles to practice in support of strong mathematics in Advanced Technological Education (ATE) programs. In two parts: High Quality Tasks and Effective Pedagogy

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    High quality mathematical tasks are authentic, intricate, interesting, and powerful.

 
    Effective teachers employ pedagogy that is active, student-centered, and contextual.

 

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Copyright © 1999.   Last Updated: October 12, 1999.   Comments to: Susan L. Forman or Lynn A. Steen.

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