Curriculum__Jeremy_Kilpatrick_and_John_Dossey

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The Mathematics Curriculum K– The Mathematics Curriculum K– 12 12 A STANDARDS-BASED Search for Coherence John A. Dossey Illinois State University Jeremy Kilpatrick University of Georgia
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Curriculum Not just a syllabus or textbook Includes Aims Content Methods Assessment procedures Depends on one’s position Plan Experience A linear path through a multi-dimensional domain
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What is a curriculum? A plan of action directing the content and delivery of a program of mathematics learning for a specified group of students This plan consists of an articulated set of statements that provide: general goals for the plan a structure of content domains and cognitive processes to be developed a philosophy concerning the general conditions of learning expected a listing of general standards and specific outcomes of learning related to levels of schooling germane to the population for which the curriculum is intended
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The Importance of Mission “A discussion of mathematical education, and of ways and means of enhancing its value, must be must be approached first of all approached first of all on the basis of on the basis of a precise and comprehensive formulation of the valid aims and valid aims and purposes purposes of such education. Only on such basis can we approach intelligently the problems relating to the selection and organization of material, the methods of teaching and the point of view which should govern instruction.” ( The Reorganization of Mathematics in Secondary Education, 1923)
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Source of Goals Society/Workforce Discipline Psychology Mathematics Education Assessments
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Most Curricula do not answer Who?, What?, Where?, Why? Situating a curriculum
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