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Temporary reference file for the Reform presentation by Roberta Lacefield

Experiences with a
Mathematics Reform Text

References and Sources

This is the home page for the CPM textbook series.

Mathematically Correct
This page contains an extensive list of sources and articles averse to the reform movement. It also contains many anti-CPM articles.

Listening to the Skeptics
An AMATYC Listserv thread dealing with reform. Go to for information on joining this list.

The much discussed report comparing US students to the world.

AMATYC Crossroads in Mathematics
The Standards are now on-line.

Proposed Eighth Grade National Tests
President Clinton's proposed national tests are in the works. As currently proposed, they will include holistic grading and calculator use.

Dr. Felder's Learning Styles Information
Dr. Felder's excellent bibliography of articles is a good starting point for increasing understanding of learning styles.

(Article) Research results from the College Preparatory Mathematic High School Program You'll need a copy of the Acrobat Reader to see the article.

(Abstract and article) Learning by Doing: The Role of Learning in the Reform Movement.

(Article) Of What Does Mathematical Knowledge Consist?

OTHER SOURCES George Andrews, Mathematical Education: A Case for Balance, The College Mathematics Journal Vol. 27, No. 5, Nov. 1996, pp 341-348.

Phyllis Chin and Dale Oliver, Personal Opinion: The Part That's Not as Easy, FOCUS, Vol. 16, No. 5, Oct. 1996, pp. 30-31.

Annie and John Selden, Enthusiasm for Research in Collegiate Mathematics Education Grows, FOCUS , Vol. 17, Number 1, Feb. 1997, cover story.

Carolyn Stewart and Luncindia Chance, Making Connections: Journal Writing and the Professional Teaching Standards, The Mathematics Teacher, Vol. 88, No. 2, Feb. 1995, pp. 92-95.

Roberta S. Lacefield
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