RECONSIDERING THE 1980s: A Retrospective after a Quarter Century
December 2006, Volume 100, Issue 5, Page 78
This article gives a retrospective view on major changes in mathematics education the last 25 years. It notes increased enrollment in higher mathematics courses, earlier grade levels at which algebra and geometry are taken, multiplicity of standards and assessments. The author looks back on his recommendation given in 1980 and presents his assessment of their validity under current conditions.
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