This timely volume raises issues concerning the nature of school mathematics and mathematics at work, and the challenges of teaching valuable mathematics in school and providing appropriate training for a variety of careers. It offers lively commentaries on important `hot' topics: transferring knowledge and skill across contexts; aauthentic mathematicsa; comparability of different types of assessment; and analyses of research methods.Rochester, NY: The National Center on Education and the Economy. Forman, S. L., and Steen, ... Beyond Eighth Grade: Functional Mathematics for Life and Work. Berkeley, CA: ... Washington, DC: National Academy Press. Murnane, R., andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Education for Mathematics in the Workplace|
|Author||:||Annie Bessot, J. Ridgway|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-04-11|