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Mathematics
Mathematics
EDN 322 Standards in Mathematics
Standards What do you think about when you hear
the term “standards?” Do we need standards? If so, why?
Do Why do we need standards?
Why To set uniform expectations for students
To To provide a basis for equal opportunity to
To
learn To ensure that students in other areas of the
To
state or country are receiving a similar
education
education Why do we need standards?
Why To establish explicit criteria for a
To
explicit
meaningful accountability system
meaningful To provide a foundation for defining the
To
knowledge and skills teachers need in order
to provide instruction for students Standards for Creating Standards
(AERA)
(AERA)
Standards should be grounded in core
Standards
academic disciplines and should cover what
students should know and be able to do
students Address only the essentials
Address Not “prescribe” teaching methods, devise
Not
classroom strategies, or substitute for lesson
plans Crystal clear to everyone: students, parents
Crystal
and teachers
and The NCTM Content Standards
The Number and Operations
Number Algebra
Algebra Geometry
Geometry Measurement
Measurement Data Analysis and Probability The NCTM Process Standards
The Problem Solving
Problem Reasoning and Proof
Reasoning Communication
Communication Connections
Connections Representation The NCTM Principles
for School Mathematics
for Equity Principle
Equity Curriculum Principle
Curriculum Teaching Principle
Teaching Learning Principle
Learning Assessment Principle
Assessment Technology Principle
Technology The NCTM Principles
for School Mathematics
for Equity Principle
Equity Curriculum Principle
Curriculum Teaching Principle
Teaching Learning Principle
Learning Assessment Principle
Assessment Technology Principle
Technology Developmentally Appropriate
Practice
Practice
…Applying child development knowledge in
Applying
making thoughtful and appropriate
decisions about early childhood program
practices. NAEYC Principles
NAEYC Curriculum is consistent with current
Curriculum
recommendations from professional
societies and research on how children
learn. Curriculum address a broad range of content
Curriculum
that is relevant, engaging and meaningful to
students
students NAEYC Principles con’t
NAEYC Curriculum allows for focus on topics while
Curriculum
integrating across curriculum areas.
integrating Curriculum actively engages children in the
Curriculum
learning process.
learning Curriculum emphasizes reasoning, problem
Curriculum
solving and decision making.
solving NAEYC Principles con’t Curriculum builds on children’s sense of
Curriculum
competence and an enjoyment of learning. Curriculum acknowledges the importance of
Curriculum
social interactions. Curriculum builds on children’s prior
Curriculum
knowledge and fosters acquisition of new
skills and concepts.
skills What resources are available?
What NCTM, principles and Standards for School
NCTM,
Mathematics
Mathematics
http://www.nctm.org NC Standard Course of Study
http://www.ncpublicschools.org
OR http://www.learnnc.org
http://www.learnnc.org The National Association for the Education of
The
Young Children (NAEYC) www.naeyc.org
www.naeyc.org ...
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 Fall '11
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