Education for Mathematics in the Workplace

Education for Mathematics in the Workplace

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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; a€˜authentic 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


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