Back to Index



Acknowledgments
Materials Used With Permission
References
Select Bibliography

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Back to table of contents

James Bruni, Dean of Education, Lehman College
Betty D. Burrell, Urban Systemic Initiative Borough Coordinator, Queens
Marvin Cohen, Bank Street College
Ethel Donner, Division of Assessment and Accountability, Board of Education
Eric Hamilton, Program Officer, National Science Foundation
David Herman, Division of Assessment and Accountability, Board of Education
Suzanne Libfeld, Urban Systemic Initiative Borough Coordinator, Bronx
Beth J. Lief, President and CEO, New Visions For Public Schools
Jonathan Molofsky, Urban Systemic Initiative Borough Coordinator, Brooklyn
Lawrence J. Pero, Urban Systemic Initiative Borough Coordinator, BASIS
Burt Posner, Director of Bilingual Education, Office of School Programs and Support Services, Board of
Education
Carl Raab, Instructional Team, Office of School Programs and Support Services, Board of Education
Myrna Rodriguez, Urban Systemic Initiative Borough Coordinator, Manhattan
Yolanda Santiago, New Standards Director, Community School District 6
Josie Suarez, New Standards Coordinator and Dual Language, Community School District 1
Anthony Viteritti, Office of Performance Standards, Board of Education

 

MATERIALS USED WITH PERMISSION
Back to table of contents

“Sharing 25” task. From Writing in Math Class, pp. 76-78. Copyright 1995 by Math Solutions Publications.
Marilyn Burns Education Associates, 150 Gate 5 Road, Suite 101, Sausalito, CA 94965; student work
reprinted with permission from the Balanced Assessment Project, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720.

“More Cube Buildings” task. From Seeing Solids and Silhouettes by Michael T. Battista and Douglas H.
Clements. Student activity sheets #15 and #16. Copyright 1995 by Dale Seymour Publications.

“Creatures” task. From “Crazy Mixed-Up Animals” excerpted from Posing Open-Ended Questions in the
Primary Classroom
by Christina Wyren. Published in 1995 by Teaching Resource Center, P.O. Box 1509,
14023 Catalina Street, San Leandro, CA 94577. Tel. 800-833-3389.

“Candle Life” task. From Algebra Experiments, Book 1: Exploring Linear Functions. By Mary Jean Winter and
Ronald Carlson. Copyright 1993 by Addison-Wesley Publishing Company.

“Miles of Words” and “Shopping Carts” tasks. The Balanced Assessment Project, University of California,
Berkeley, CA 94720.

“Cubes” task. The Balanced Assessment Project, Graduate School of Education, University of California,
Berkeley, CA 94720-1670.

“Designing a Theater for Galileo” assignment text. From Discovering Geometry. Copyright 1997 by Key Curriculum Press, P.O. Box 2304, Berkeley, CA 94702. Tel. 1-800-995-MATH

 

REFERENCES
Back to table of contents

American Federation of Teachers. (1994). Defining World Class Standards: A Publication Series. Vol. 1-3.
Washington, DC: Author.

American Federation of Teachers. (1995). Making Standards Matter: A Fifty-State Progress Report on Efforts
to Raise Academic Standards
. Washington, DC: Author.

Black, Paul, and Atkin, Myron, eds. (1996). Changing the Subject: Innovations in Science, Mathematics, and
Technology Education
. London and New York: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Burns, Marilyn. (1987). A Collection of Math Lessons: From Grades 3 through 6. New Rochelle, NY: Math
Solutions Publications.

The Business Task Force on Student Standards. (1995). The Challenge of Change: Standards To Make
Education Work For All Our Children
. Washington, DC: Business Coalition for Education Reform.

Commission on Standards for School Mathematics. (1989). Curriculum and Evaluation: Standards for School
Mathematics
. Reston,VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Dale Seymour Publications. (1995). Seeing Solids and Silhouettes. Palo Alto, CA: Author.

National Education Goals Panel, Technical Planning Group. (1993). Promises to Keep: Creating High
Standards for American Students
. Washington, DC: Author.

New Standards. (1997). Performance Standards. Washington, DC and Pittsburgh, PA: National Center on
Education and the Economy and the University of Pittsburgh.

New Standards. (1995). New Standards: Performance Standards—Consultation Draft. Washington, DC and
Pittsburgh, PA: National Center on Education and the Economy and the University of Pittsburgh.

Petit, M. and Hulbert, B. (1993). Learning How to Show Your Best. Underhill, VT: Exemplars.

Secretary’s Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills. (1992). Learning A Living: A Blueprint for High
Performance—A SCANS Report For America 2000
. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Labor.

 

SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY
Back to table of contents

Australian Education Council and Curriculum Corporation. (1991). A National Statement on Mathematics for
Australian Schools
. Carlton, Victoria: Curriculum Corporation.

Board of Education of the City of New York. (1995). Curriculum Frameworks: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities.
Grades Pre-K - 12. New York: Author.

California State Board of Education. (1985). Mathematics Framework for California Public Schools.
Sacramento: Author.

Colorado State Department of Education. (Draft). Model Content Standards for Mathematics. Denver: Author.

Commission on Maine’s Common Core of Learning. (1990). Maine’s Common Core of Learning: An investment
in Maine’s future
. Augusta, ME: Maine Department of Education.

Curriculum Corporation. (1994). Mathematics—a curriculum profile for Australian schools. Carlton, Victoria:
Author.

Der Kultusminister des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen. (1989). Grundschule in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Köln,
Bundesrepublik Deutschland: Greven Verlag Köln.

Dutch Ministry of Education and Science. (1993). The Dutch National Curriculum for Primary School. Typescript
provided in translation by the Dutch Ministry of Education and Science.

Dutch Ministry of Education and Science. (1993). Mathematics: General and Core Objectives. Typescript
provided in translation by the Dutch Ministry of Education and Science.

Educational and Cultural Exchange Division, UNESCO and International Affairs Department, Science and
International Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. (1983). Course of Study for
Elementary Schools in Japan
. (Notification No. 155 of Ministry of Education, Science and Culture.) Tokyo:
Printing Bureau, Ministry of Finance.

Educational and Cultural Exchange Division, UNESCO and International Affairs Department, Science and
International Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. (1983). Course of Study for Lower
Secondary Schools in Japan
. (Notification No. 156 of Ministry of Education, Science and Culture.) Tokyo:
Printing Bureau, Ministry of Finance.

Educational and Cultural Exchange Division, UNESCO and International Affairs Department, Science and
International Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. (1983). Course of Study for Upper
Secondary Schools in Japan
. (Notification No. 163 of Ministry of Education, Science and Culture.) Tokyo:
Printing Bureau, Ministry of Finance.

International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Assessment. (1996). Third International
Mathematics and Science Study
. (TIMSS).

Illinois Academic Standards Project of the Illinois State Board of Education. (Draft). Illinois Academic
Standards, State Goals 1-10: English Language Arts and Mathematics
. Springfield, IL: Author.

Iowa Department of Education. (1994). Education is Iowa’s Future: The State Plan for Educational Excellence
in the 21st Century
. Des Moines, IA: Author.

Kentucky Department of Education. (1993). Transformations: Kentucky’s Curriculum Framework. Frankfort, KY: Author.

Maine Department of Education. (Draft). Learning Results. Augusta, ME: Author.

Ministère de l’Éducation Nationale. (1985). Colléges: Programmes et Instructions. Paris: Centre National de
Documentation Pédagogique.

Ministère de l’Éducation Nationale. (1994). Évaluation à l’entrée en seconde générale et technologique:
Français
. Paris: Direction de l’Évaluation et de la Prospective.

Ministère de l’Éducation Nationale de la Jeunesse et des Sports, Direction des Écoles. (1991). Les cycles à
l’école primaire
. Paris: Centre National de Documentation Pédagogique & Hachette Écoles.

Ministère de l’Éducation Nationale. (1991). Baccalauréat Professionel: Enseignements généraux. Paris:
Centre National de Documentation Pédagogique.

Ministry of Education, New Zealand. (1994). Mathematics in the New Zealand Curriculum. Wellington, New
Zealand: Learning Media Ltd.

Ministry of Education and Research. (1987). Curriculum Guidelines for Compulsory Education in Norway. W.
Nygaard, Norge: H. Aschehoug & Co.

Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation and the General School Education Institute of the Russian
Academy of Education. (1993). The Provisional State Education Standards, General Secondary Education:
Mathematics
. Moscow: Author.

Ministry of Education and Training, Canada. (1993). Provincial Standards: Mathematics. Toronto, Ontario:
Queen’s Printer for Ontario.

Ministry of Education and Training, Canada. (1993). The Common Curriculum, Grades 1-9. Toronto, Ontario:
Queen’s Printer for Ontario.

Missouri Department of Education. (Draft). Academic Performance Standards and Curriculum Frameworks.
Jefferson City, MO: Author.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. (1991-1995). Addenda Series for Curriculum and Evaluation
Standards for Teaching Mathematics
. Reston, VA: Author.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. (1992). Professional Standards for Teaching Mathematics.
Reston, VA: Author.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. (1995). Assessment Standards for Mathematics. Reston, VA:
Author.

National Education Goals Panel. (1997). National Education Goals Report. Washington, DC: Author.

Nolan, Kate. (1994). Mathematics in Five Countries. Pittsburgh, PA: New Standards.

Oregon Department of Education. (1993). 21st Century Schools: Information Packet. Salem, OR: Author.

Oregon Department of Education. (1986). Essential Learning Skills. Salem, OR: Author.

Oregon Department of Education. (1987). Mathematics: Common Curriculum Goals. Salem, OR: Author.

Rhode Island Department of Education. (1994). First Draft: Mathematics Framework for Grades K-12.
Providence, RI: Author.

State of Delaware. (1995). Mathematics Curriculum Framework: Volumes One and Two. Dover, DE: Author.

The State of Vermont Department of Education. (1995). Content Standards: Working Draft. Montpelier, VT: Author.

The State of Vermont Department of Education. (1995). Performance Standards: Working Draft. Montpelier,
VT: Author.

The State of Vermont Department of Education. (1995). Vermont’s Common Core Framework for Curriculum
and Assessment: Draft
. Montpelier, VT: Author.

Stigler, J. and Stevenson, H. W. (1991). “How Asian Teachers Polish Each Lesson to Perfection.” American
Educator
. Spring, 1991, 12-20, 43-47.

Texas Education Agency. (1995). Mathematics Essential Elements: Chapter 75, Texas Administrative Code.
Austin, TX: Author.

University of the State of New York and The State Education Department. (1995). Preliminary Draft
Framework for Mathematics, Science and Technology
. Albany, NY: Author.

University of the State of New York and The State Education Department. (1996). Learning Standards for
Mathematics, Science, and Technology
. Albany, NY: Author.

University of the State of New York and The State Education Department. (1997). Mathematics, Science, and
Technology Resource Guide
. Albany, NY: Author.

United States Department of Education. (1997). Mathematics Equals Opportunity. (White Paper Prepared for
US Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley, Oct. 20, 1997). Washington, DC: Author.

Utbildningsdepartmentet. (1993). Kursplaner för Grundskolan. Stockholm: Nordstedts Tryckeri AB.