Archive for April, 2007
The Intended Mathematics Curriculum as Represented in State-Level Curriculum Standards: Consensus or Confusion?
By Center for the Study of Mathematics Curriculum (Site summary) The short answer is, CONFUSION! This careful study of state curriculum documents found tremendous variability among “grain size (level of specificity of learning outcomes), language used to convey learning outcomes (understand, explore, memorize, etc.), and the grade placement of particular learning expectations.”