SABES Math Bulletin: Building Research Into Practice, Volume 3, Issue 2
In the hopes of generating some new brain cells for our readers, we present in particular a summary of an article penned by Arnold Packer, the former executive director of the Secretary’s Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) and current Chair of the SCANS 2000 Center, in which he argues for an entirely new approach to teaching mathematics.
Packer makes a powerful argument for discarding old textbook notions of what and how to teach mathematics. Read this issue to see if you agree...
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