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Temporary reference file for the Reform presentation by Roberta Lacefield

Experiences with a
Mathematics Reform Text

References and Sources


WEB SOURCES CPM
This is the home page for the CPM textbook series.
http://www.cpm.org/

Mathematically Correct
This page contains an extensive list of sources and articles averse to the reform movement. It also contains many anti-CPM articles.
http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/mathman/

Listening to the Skeptics
An AMATYC Listserv thread dealing with reform. Go to http://www.thomson.com/amatyc/mail_list.html for information on joining this list.
http://archives.math.utk.edu/hypermail/mathedcc/jan97/0167.html

TIMSS
The much discussed report comparing US students to the world.
http://www.ed.gov/NCES/timss/

AMATYC Crossroads in Mathematics
The Standards are now on-line.
http://www.richland.cc.il.us/imacc/standards/

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.
http://www.ed.gov/nationaltests/

Dr. Felder's Learning Styles Information
Dr. Felder's excellent bibliography of articles is a good starting point for increasing understanding of learning styles.
http://www2.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/Learning_Styles.html

(Article) Research results from the College Preparatory Mathematic High School Program You'll need a copy of the Acrobat Reader to see the article.
http://archives.math.utk.edu/CTM/abstracts/5-Sallee.html

(Abstract and article) Learning by Doing: The Role of Learning in the Reform Movement.
http://archives.math.utk.edu/CTM/FIFTH/Mayfield/paper.txt

(Article) Of What Does Mathematical Knowledge Consist? http://www.maa.org/t_and_l/samper/rs_1.html

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 RSLace@mail.way.peachnet.edu
Temporary Web Page for "Experiences with a Reform Mathematics Text" presentation.
Last edited: May, 1997