ECED 3300 Chapter 1
Assignment
*Elementary and Middle
School Mathematics*

Van de Walle, Karp & Bay-Williams

Van de Walle, Karp & Bay-Williams

1. a. What is the NCTM?
b. What are some of the belief and changes in education brought about by the NCTM? 2. a. List
the
six
NCTM
Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. b. Which principle do you think could be the greatest assistance in your teaching of mathematics to elementary students? Explain why? 3. a. List the “Five Content Standards” from
the
Principles and
Standard for School Mathematics. b. Identify a content standard and describe an activity that you observed in your previous practicum classroom that implemented your identified content standard. 4. a. List the “Five Process Standards” from
the
Principles and
Standard for School Mathematics. b. Identify a process standard and describe an activity that you observed in your previous practicum classroom that implemented your identified process standards. 5. List 3 research findings of the TIMSS
(Trends in INternational matematics and Science Study) that educators
should note. (Page 8) 6. As part of "Becoming a Teacher of
Mathematics", the authors give five areas that you as a mathematics
teacher should excel. List the five areas in the order that you
believe that you excel from high to low. |