This PDF file presents a chapter of Mathematics Curriculum: Issues, Trends, and Future Directions (72nd Yearbook) in a downloadable file that preserves the design and layout of the book while allowing users to search and print selected pages.
Chapter 1: The Current State of the School Mathematics Curriculum. Zalman Usiskin (University of Chicago) argues that fundamental conflicting beliefs concerning mathematics and its teaching, and the difficulty of deciding when one curriculum is better than another, have caused beliefs about what should be in the curriculum to override existing evidence about successful curricula.
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