These topics are addressed from many perspectives, including those of educators and employers, business leaders and public officials. To contribute to the discussion, send e-mail to: email@example.com.
In addition, EXTEND provides information on innovative programs and links to important documents related to reform of mathematics education in schools, colleges, and universities.
|Access. Providing access to higher mathematics for all students amidst continuing public debate about the wisdom of tracking and the role of federal, state, and local policy in enabling reform.|
|Expectations. Society's conflicting expectations for the goals (ends) and pedagogy (means) of school mathematics. Concerns about the relation of skills to understanding, about connections with other disciplines, and about preparation for employment.|
|Articulation. Creating smoother transitions between education and work, between school and college, and within sectors of higher education. Preparing teachers to facilitate these transitions and students to respond to new environments.|
|Integration. Opportunities and impediments for connecting mathematics with other areas of school, including integration with career and vocational academies as well as interdiscplinary projects with other subjects.|
|Numeracy. Diverse views on the quantitative demands of today's society and the relation of quantitative literacy to mathematics education.|
|Resources. Information about resources for reform of mathematics education, including direct links to other sites:|
|Information. Details about EXTEND, including cooperating organizations and members of the National Advisory Board.|
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Last Update: April 7, 1997