National Math Panel 2008 recommendations ppt

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National Math Panel Final report 2008 presented by Stanislaus County Office of Education November 2008
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National Math Panel Panel members represented the best and the brightest in the field of mathematics educators. Worked together for a period of 20 months under authorization by the President, beginning in 2006 and completing their report in 2008. Based their recommendations on the use of scientifically based research only. Reviewed 16,000 publications, received public testimony from 110 individuals.
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National Math Panel The Executive summary is summarized over 90 pages and contains 45 main findings and recommendations in all. The Panel agrees broadly that the “delivery system in mathematics education is broken and must be fixed”. On the basis of this report and the research, America has genuine opportunities for improvement in mathematics education.
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Myths vs. Facts Myth Math success is inherited and based on ability . Some students have it, and some don’t. This is the prevailing myth about the failure in student math performance in America. Fact Math success is built on effort , not ability. We must improve students’ beliefs about their efforts in mathematics. Math success is not inherited.
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Myths vs. Facts Myth Children of particular ages cannot learn certain math content because they are “too young” or “not developmentally ready”, or that their brains are “insufficiently developed”. Fact A major research finding is that “what is developmentally appropriate is largely contingent on prior opportunities to learn”.
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Myths vs. Facts Myth It is more important to ensure all of the standards are covered ; students will get it again next year. Fact
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