__Math
Education Reference List for Parents__

http://www.educationweek.org/ew/1997/07love.h17

2. “Repairing School
Mathematics in the

http://mathematicallycorrect.com/report.htm

3. “Professor Harold Stevenson
on the NCTM Standards,” posted on the “Mathematically Correct” web site. Dr.
Stevenson is the co-author (with James Stigler) of __What We Can Learn from
Japanese and Chinese Education __and the Director of the *TIMSS Ethnographic Case Studies Project*

http://mathematicallycorrect.com/hwsnctm.htm

4. “Written Testimony of R
James Milgram,” Dr R James Milgram, Professor of Mathematics,

http://www.house.gov/ed_workforce/hearings/106th/ecyf/fuzzymath2200/milgram.htm

**Mathematics and Scientific
Community’s Response to**

**US Secretary of Education
Richard Riley’s endorsement of NCTM Standards Based Curricula**

5. “An Open Letter to United
States Secretary of Education, Richard Riley,” Dr. *Washington** Post*,

http://www.mathematicallycorrect.com/riley.htm

6. “Response to the Open letter
from Dr

http://www.ed.gov/News/Letters/000106.html

7. “Open Letter on Mathematics
Curricula Ignites Debate,” Allyn *For Your Information*”, *Notices
of the American Mathematical Society* 44 (2) February 2000

http://www.ams.org/notices/200002/fyi.pdf

8. “The AMS and Mathematics
Education: The Revision of the NCTM Standards,” Roger Howe, *Notices of the American Mathematical Society*
45 (2) February 1998

http://www.ams.org/notices/199802/howe.pdf

9. *Second Report from the Task Force*, Mathematical Association of America’s
Presidential Task Force on the NCTM Standards, posted on *MAA Online*, June, 1997

http://www.maa.org/past/maanctm3.html

10. “Table of Contents,” *Curriculum and Evaluation Standards*,
1989 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

http://standards-e.nctm.org/1.0/89ces/Table_of_Contents.html

11. “Frequently Asked Questions,” posted on the
NCTM web site, Dec.1999

http://www.nctm.org/about/frequently.requested/nctm.faq.version1.htm

12. “Educating the Public about School
Mathematics,” Zalman Usiskin, transcript of talk presented at the Fifteenth
Annual UCSMP Secondary Conference, 1999
in *UCSMP Newsletter*, Winter
1999-2000 No URL

13. “Overview of the NCTM
Curriculum Standards (1989)” &“Welcome Page,” “Project Arise” *Mathematics:
Modeling Our* *World* curriculum)

http://www.napanet.net/~jlege/standard.htm

http://www.napanet.net/~jlege/

14. “Letter to CSD#2 Parents,” Superintendent
Anthony Alvarado, May, 1997 No URL

15. “A Parent’s Guide to the New Mathematics
Standards and Curricula in CSD#2,” Superintendent Elaine Fink, January,
1999 No URL

16. “NCTM’s Standards for
Mathematics, K-12,” Charles Thompson and Edward Rathmell, *Mathematics Teacher*, May 1998
No URL

17. “Summary of Changes in
Content and Emphasis in K-4 Mathematics,”
*National Council of Teaches of
Mathematics Standards/ grades K-4*, 1989
(distributed by the District 2 math office) No URL

18. “About TERC,” section
of the

http://www.terc.edu/aboutterc/aboutterc.html

19. *Investigations in Number, Data and Space Grade 4 Units, *TERC http://www.terc.edu/byterc/invest4unit.html

20. “What Every Student Should
Know And Be Able To Do – Mathematics, Grade Four,” pgs 7,8, 9 & “title
page,” pg 1, New York City Board of Education

http://www.nycenet.edu/dis/whatdidyou/four.htm

21 *Mathematics Content Standards for California Public Schools – Grade
Four*,

http://www.cde.ca.gov/board/pdf/GR4.pdf

Introductory Page (with links to pdf version for
each grade), *Mathematics Content
Standards for California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through
Grade Twelve*

http://www.cde.ca.gov/board/mcs_intro.html

22 *Mathematics Standards of Learning for **Virginia** **Public Schools** – Grade Four*,

http://www.pen.k12.va.us/go/Sols/math.htm/#GradeFour

Introductory Page (with links to each grade in the
text), *Mathematics Standards of Learning
for **Virginia** **Public Schools*

http://www.pen.k12.va.us/go/Sols/math.html

23 *Primary Mathematics, contents of 4A & 4B*, Curriculum Division of the
Singapore Ministry of Education

http://www.singaporemath.com/contents_PM4a.htm

Home Page (with links to each grade), Family Things,
publisher of Singapore Math and Science Books

24 Summary of Changes in
Content and Emphasis in 5-8 Mathematics,” *National
Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards/ grades 5-8,* 1989 (distributed
by the District 2 Math Office) No URL

25 “CMP Philosophy,” a section
from Show-Me-Center, CMP Implementation center,

http://www.showmecenter.missouri.edu/showme/showcase/cmp/philosophy.html

http://www.math.msu.edu/cmp/UnitGoal.html

“Over-arching Goal of CMP”, CMP

http://www.math.msu.edu/cmp/O-Goals.html

27 “What Every Student Should
Know and Be Able To Do – Mathematics, Grade Seven,” pgs 7-11 & “title
page,” pg 1, New York City Board of Education

http://www.nycenet.edu/dis/whatdidyou/seven.htm

28 *Mathematics Content Standards for California Public Schools – Grade
Seven*,

http://www.cde.ca.gov/board/pdf/GR7.pdf

Introductory Page (with links to pdf version for
each grade), *Mathematics Content
Standards for California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through
Grade Twelve*

http://www.cde.ca.gov/board/mcs_intro.html

29 *Mathematics Standards of Learning for **Virginia** **Public Schools** – Grade Seven*,

http://pen.k12.va.us/go/Sols/math.html#gradeSeven

Introductory Page (with links to each grade in the
text), *Mathematics Standards of Learning
for **Virginia** **Public Schools*

http://www.pen.k12.va.us/go/Sols/math.html

30 *New Elementary Mathematics, *contents of*
Math I *(suitable for seventh* *grade*)* aligned with the *Mathematics Syllabus* issued by the

“Secondary Mathematics” (an introduction to the
four-year *New Elementary Mathematics *course
books, grades 7-10) Family Things, publisher of Singapore Math and Science
Books

http://www.singaporemath.com/secondary_math.htm

31 “Year 7 Mathematics
Syllabus”, reproduced and adapted from *Mathematics
Higher Level, 1998 International Baccalaureate* *Organisation*, by the Chinese International School Mathematics
Department,

http://is7.pacific.net.hk/~cismath/Year7.htm

“Curriculum Overview, grades 7,8,9”,
Chinese International School Mathematics Department

http://is7.pacific.net.hk/~cismath/curriculum.htm

32 “Introduction to* Mathematics: Modeling Our World (MMOW),*”
posted at the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP) web site,
the non-profit organization which developed the *MMOW* curriculum

http://www.comap.com/highschool/projects/mmow/introduction.htm

33 “ARISE: *MMOW*”s Vision,”, posted at the COMAP web site, Applications/Reform
in Secondary Education (ARISE) is the COMAP project which led to the
development of *MMOW*

http://www.comap.com/highschool/projects/mmow/arisemmowvision.htm

34 *Curriculum Components of Course I, MMOW *(to replace Algebra I),
COMAP 1998

http://www.comap.com/highschool/projects/mmow/CurriculumcomponentsC1.htm

*Curriculum Components of Course 2, MMOW *(to replace Geometry),

COMAP 1998

http://www.comap.com/highschool/projects.mmow/CurriculumComponentsC2.htm

*Curriculum Components of Course 3, MMOW *(to replace Algebra II),

COMAP 1998

http://www.comap.com/highschool/projects.mmow/CurriculumComponentsC3.htm

**Third
International Math and Science Study (TIMSS)**

35 “Overview and Key Findings Across Grade Levels,” a section of “Highlights