In the 1990s, progressives and traditionalists among American educators squared off in a dispute over reading and mathematics. Arguments over how best to teach these two subjects is detailed in The Great Curriculum Debate: How Should We Teach Reading and Math? Although the authors disagree on many of the most important aspects of learning, they agree on one point: the school curriculum matters.Muthukrishna and Borkowski (1996) found that the meaningful mathematics- learning performance of third graders in ... Students who learned mathematics in an open, project-based environment developed a conceptual understanding that anbsp;...

Title | : | The Great Curriculum Debate |

Author | : | Tom Loveless |

Publisher | : | Brookings Institution Press - 2004-05-13 |

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