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**Studies**

**and Papers**

**Learning algebra**

Eugene, OR October 17, 2009 H. Wu

**A QUALITY MATH CURRICULUM IN SUPPORT OF EFFECTIVE**

TEACHING FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

TEACHING FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

WILLIAM HOOK, WAYNE BISHOP AND JOHN HOOK 3 January 2007

**A Close Examination of Jo Boaler’s Railside Report**

by Wayne Bishop , Paul Clopton , and R. James Milgram

**Microsoft Math Partnership**YEAR 1 REPORT

JULY 2008 DUANE B. BAKER, Ed.D. GREGORY A. BIANCHI, Ed.D. KARI M. PETERSON, Ph.D. CANDACE A. GRATAMA, Ed.D. Prepared for the Microsoft Corporation and the Puget Sound Educational Service District

Baker Evaluation, Research, and Consulting, Inc (The BERC Group)

**College-Preparatory Curriculum for All: The Consequences of Raising Mathematics Graduation Requirements on Students’ Course Taking and Outcomes in Chicago**

Author(s): Elaine M. Allensworth, Ph.D. and Takako Nomi, Ph.D., Consortium on Chicago School Research University of Chicago

**Minority Performance After A Remedial Mathematics Course**

August 20, 1999

David Tello, University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC)

Faculty Mentor: Rodrigo Carramiñana, Ph.D., Mathematics

**The Impact of Mathematics Specialists in Virginia**

Dr. William Haver May 21, 2008

Committee on Education and Labor

United States House of Representatives

**Good intentions are not enough**

Richard Askey

**The Role of Long Division in the K-12 Curriculum**

David Klein R. California State University, Northridge

James Milgram Stanford University

Abstract

We discuss the role of long division in the K - 12 mathematics curriculum. We begin by reviewing the reasons that most math educators today depreciate the topic and other topics in the curriculum that derive from it, such as polynomial long division or polynomial factorization. Later we show that this view is simply wrong mathematically. The role of long division is not just to divide one rational number by another, but the algorithm itself contains the initial exposure of topics which become crucial in the core applications of mathematics in our society today. Following the introduction, we discuss methods for teaching long division in such a way that the underlying concepts can be understood by students. We then provide more details about the ways in which these concepts develop in later mathematics course, and why they are so important.

Long Division: A Touch-Stone for a Few Teaching Principles

Long Division: A Touch-Stone for a Few Teaching Principles

Ron Aharoni

**Algorithms**

Greta Bornemann, George Bright, Boo Drury and Karrin Lewis,

Mathematics Teaching and Learning Team, OSPI

**The Case For Long Division**

Brian D. Rude, 2004

**The Case Against Long Division**

Anthony Ralston

**BEYOND PEMDAS: TEACHING STUDENTS TO PERCEIVE ALGEBRAIC STRUCTURE**

Ethan Michael Merlin, Master of Arts, 2008

**“Order of operations” and other oddities in school mathematics**

H. Wu September 13, 2007

**BASIC SKILLS VERSUS CONCEPTUAL UNDERSTANDING**

**A Bogus Dichotomy in Mathematics Education**

BY H. WU AMERICAN EDUCATOR Fall 1999

**The Effects of Interleaved Practice**

KELLI TAYLOR and DOUG ROHRER 30 July 2009

Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, USA

**The shufﬂing of mathematics problems improves learning**

Doug Rohrer Kelli Taylor August 2006

**What Should Be Taught in the Elementary Mathematics Curriculum**

H. Wu June 2, 2007

**Future High School Math Teachers and Upper Level Math Courses**

Dr.Richard Hill Michigan State University

**What (Future) High School Teachers Need to Know about Trigonometry**

Dr.Richard Hill Michigan State University

**The Mathematics K-12 Teachers Need to Know**

H. Wu December 19, 2008

**Mathematicians and Mathematics Textbooks for Prospective Elementary Teachers**

Raven McCrory JANUARY2006 NOTICES OF THE AMS

**Understanding and misunderstanding the Third International Mathematics and Science Study: what is at stake and why K-12 education studies matter**

Abstract. The technical portion of this paper concerns a videotape classroom study of eighth

grade mathematics lessons in Japan, and how methodological design errors led to conclusions

that are refuted by the actual video data. We document these errors, and trace their distillation

into one- and two-sentence education policy recommendations articulated in U.S. government

position papers, implemented in classrooms across the U.S. and imported by countries around

the world. We also present the historical context needed to understand the misrepresentations

cited in support of questionable education policy.

Alan Siegel

**Pattern MIS-recognition**

By Jerome Dancis

**News Articles and Related Information**

**Schools spent millions on now-optional new math**

Nancy Badertscher February 24, 2011 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

**Subject Matters: Students struggle with math fundamentals**

Sally Holland January 11, 2011 CNN

**Is American math education lagging?**

Sonam Shahani 03/01/2011 EducationNews.org

**Back to basics for the “division clueless”**

DECEMBER 6, 2010 | BY LISA WATTS

**International Study Examines Parent Actions, Attitudes on Math Learning**

Erik Robelen December 7, 2010 Education Week

**What makes for a good math teacher?**

Elizabeth Redden MARCH 21, 2010 The Hechinger Report

**New biography published about maverick math teacher**

John Saxon’s Story, a genius of common sense in math education by Nakonia (Niki) Hayes

15/05/2010 EducationNews.org

**Stand and Deliver Revisited**

The untold story behind the famous rise -- and shameful fall -- of Jaime Escalante, America's master math teacher.

Jerry Jesness from the July 2002 issue reason.com

Jaime Escalante died on March 30, 2010

**Devlin's Angle**

by Keith Devlin This provides links to articles by Keith Devlin

**SCASD parents should do the math**

Barbara S. Schaefer May. 01, 2010 The Centre Daily Times

**Take It to the Limit**

STEVEN STROGATZ April 4, 2010, The New York Times

**New math? No, just a new method**

February 23rd, 2010 Paul Nelson KSL.com

**'Algebra-for-All' Push Found to Yield Poor Results**

Debra Viadero February 9, 2010 Education Week

**Girls may learn math anxiety from female teachers**

RANDOLPH E. SCHMID, AP Mon Jan 25, 2010

**Female Teachers’ Math Anxiety Impacts Girls’ Math Achievement**

Sian L. Beilock, Elizabeth A. Gunderson, Gerardo Ramirez, and Susan C. Levine

Department of Psychology and Committee on Education The University of Chicago

Classification: Social Sciences: Psychology

**Why American consumers can't add**

December 29 2009 Bob Sullivan The Red Tape Chronicles

**Math Gains Stall in Big Cities**

JOHN HECHINGER DECEMBER 9, 2009 WSJ

**College Students Who Can't Do Math Or Read Well**

Sandra Stotsky and Ze'ev Wurman December 4, 2009 Minding the Campus

**'Adding it Up' Part 3: Teaching Math Means Breaking It Down**

Beth Fertig December 09, 2009 WNYC

**UM system considers toughening math requirements**

**Applicants would have to take 4th math course, take math in senior year**

childs.walker December 1, 2009 The Baltimore Sun

**Majoring in Math Not Always a Classroom Plus**

Sean Cavanagh November 25, 2009 Education Week

**Study Finds NCLB Law Lifted Math Scores**

By Mary Ann Zehr November 20, 2009 Education Week

**Choosing and Promoting a Math Curriculum: Not as Easy as It Seems**

Sean Cavanagh November 16, 2009 Education Week

**Who Needs Mathematicians for Math, Anyway?**

The ed schools' pedagogy adds up to trouble.

SANDRA STOTSKY 13 November 2009 City Journal

**Do you understand my first-grade child's homework?**

MARK FRAUENFELDER NOVEMBER 12, 2009 boingboing

**More Oregon students are getting math**

Betsy Hammond, The Oregonian November 07, 2009

**The 'reform math' problem**

Katharine Beals Nov. 9, 2009 The Philadelphia Inquirer

**Noll: Understanding America's science and math literacy crisis**

A. Michael Noll October 27, 2009

Read more: http://www.fiercetelecom.com/story/understanding-americas-science-and-math-literacy-crisis/2009-10-27?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=internal#ixzz0VARRblqC

**Some local schools look to Singapore to boost scores**

MICHELE SAGER | The Tampa Tribune October 25, 2009

**You do the math!**

**Shocked by the abysmal level of math instruction in the country, a group of math professors is now challenging the Education Ministry and trying to implement the Singapore method.**

Aviva Lori 26/02/2003 Haaretz.com

Missouri drops plans for test for 'integrated math'

The Associated Press Oct. 22, 2009

**An Interview with Deborah Ball and Bob Moses**

**Math in American High SchoolsThe Delusion of Rigor**

Mark Schneider | AEI Online October 2009

**How to Improve National Math Scores**

By THE EDITORS October 15, 2009 The New York Times Opinion

**2009 Mathematics Report Card**

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

**Math shift is marked by division**

Supporters say the retreat from rote exercises is raising scores in Pa. and N.J. Critics fear fundamentals are lost.

Connie Langland Oct. 9, 2009 THE INQUIRER Philly.com

**New Tack on Math Promoted**

Problem-Solving Is Focus of High School Guide

Problem-Solving Is Focus of High School Guide

Sean Cavanagh October 6, 2009 Education Week

**Failing our children**

Ann Marie Banfield October 2, 2009 The Times Record

**Algebra 2 Test Yields Poor Results in Year II**

Sean Cavanagh September 30, 2009 Education Week

**What’s Sophisticated about Elementary Mathematics?**

**Plenty—That’s Why Elementary Schools Need Math Teachers**

Hung-Hsi Wu AMERICAN EDUCATOR | FALL 2009

**Sixth-graders prepare for advanced math**

Erica Dolson, Sentinel Reporter, September 23, 2009

**Cape board discusses math curriculum**

Leah Hoenen Sep 23, 2009 CapeGazette.com

**Innovative math program boosts scores at O.C. schools**

**At the 64 elementary sites using the program, 13% of students scored 'advanced' or 'proficient' on standardized state tests, compared with 4.5% statewide. It's described as 'thinking in pictures.'**

Seema Mehta September 15, 2009 Los Angeles Times

**Botched Most Answers on New York State Math Test? You Still Pass**

JAVIER C. HERNANDEZ September 14, 2009 Tthe New York Times

**Have you researched your child’s math text lately?**

Beth Schultz September 11, 2009 The Times Record

Beth Schultz September 11, 2009 The Times Record

**Making the grade: New math standards for teachers**

Richard Bisk September 9, 2009 Boston.com

**Discovery-based math makes a difference in performance of U.S. students**

Michael Sparks September 6, 2009 The Seattle Times

**Back to School/Do the Math: Counting too much on calculators**

Forty years later, educators still debating their proper role

September 02, 2009 Bill Schackner, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

**Algebra, the birthplace and graveyard for many in math**

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette September 01, 2009 Eleanor Chute Education News

**Back to School/Do the Math: Difficulty understanding fractions can add up to a whole lot of trouble**

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 31-8-09 Education News

**Back to School/Do the Math: Latest 'new math' concept: Start early and make it fun**

August 30, 2009 Eleanor Chute, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

**U.S. students behind in math, science, analysis says**

Sally Holland CNN August 25, 2009

**Editorial: Results show math, science aren't out of reach**

August 24, 2009 The Dallas Morning News

**Which math book to use? A passionate debate rages**

Katherine Long Seattle Times August 16, 2009

**NEW COURSE TEACHES MATH WITH PIZZA AND GAMES**

Fun with fractions

Fun with fractions

LINDSAY FIORI August 10, 2009 The Journal Times

**For Today’s Graduate, Just One Word: Statistics**

STEVE LOHR August 5, 2009 The New York Times

**MATHEMATICAL PREPAREDNESS OF INCOMING COLLEGE FRESHMEN**

Preface by Lee May, Past Chair of the MD-DC-VA Section

**A failing grade for Md. math**

By Liz Bowie | liz.bowie@baltsun.com Sun 12 Jul 2009

**An unlikely school emphasizes algebra**

Chris MoranmmmUNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER July 4, 2009

**State College Area school board renews math program**

Ed Mahon Jun. 23, 2009 Centre Daily Times

**Schwarzenegger's push for digital textbooks**

The California governor wants to save money by dumping printed schoolbooks for online, open-source texts. But is it feasible?

Michael B. Farrell The Christian Science Monitor June 11, 2009

**New report challenges assumption that mathematical ability is innate and not learned**

Lorri Giovinco-Harte June 5, 2009 Examiner.com

**‘Reform’ math for grade school needs reforming**

Theodore Nutting June 5, 2009 Puget Sound Business Journal

**'Response to Intervention' in Math Seen as Challenging**

**Educators Explore Advice Laid Out in New Federal Practice Guide on Topic**

By Christina A. Samuels June 16, 2009

**A new approach to an old math problem**

**The state looks to balance traditional and reform methods to improve learning.**

April 05, 2009 BY KRISTEN ALLOWAY Star-Ledger Staff New Jersey On-Line

**Briefly, Why Taiwan's 1st in Math**

March 15, 2009 Laura Varlas ASCD Community Blog

**Algebra-for-All Policy Found to Raise Rates Of Failure in Chicago**

By Debra Viadero March 6, 2009 Education Week

**Math Tests For Five-Year-Olds?**

NYC Proposal To Assess Kindergartners' Skills Stirs Debate Over Standardized Tests

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2008 CBS Interactive Inc.

**New York City's schools need math experts - not zeroes**

BY ALFRED POSAMENTIER September 27th 2007 NYDailyNews

**Racial Equity Requires Teaching Elementary School Teachers More Mathematics**

Patricia Clark Kenschaft FEBRUARY2005 NOTICES OF THE AMS

**How Not to Teach Math**

New York’s chancellor Klein’s plan doesn’t compute.

Matthew Clavel 7 March 2003 City Journal

**The New, Flexible Math Meets Parental Rebellion**

ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS April 27, 2000 The New York Times

**ABOUT EDUCATION; LEARNING MATH BY THINKING**

By FRED M. HECHINGER The New York Times June 10, 1986

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