This timely volume raises issues concerning the nature of school mathematics and mathematics at work, and the challenges of teaching valuable mathematics in school and providing appropriate training for a variety of careers. It offers lively commentaries on important `hot' topics: transferring knowledge and skill across contexts; aauthentic mathematicsa; comparability of different types of assessment; and analyses of research methods.Beyond Eighth Grade: Report of a Workshop on Mathematical and Occupational Skill Standards: available at ... Beyond Eighth Grade: Functional Mathematics for Life and Work. Berkeley, CA: National ... Statistical Abstract of Undergraduate Programs in the Mathematical Sciences in the United States: Fall 1995 CBMS Survey. ... National Education Longitudinal Study: Second Followup and High School Transcript Files. ... National Standards in American Education: A Citizena#39;s Guide.
|Title||:||Education for Mathematics in the Workplace|
|Author||:||Annie Bessot, J. Ridgway|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-04-11|