Mathematics is the key to opportunity. No longer only the language of science, mathematics is now essential to business, finance, health, and defense. Yet because of the lack of mathematical literacy, many students are not prepared for tomorrow's jobs. Everybody Counts suggests solutions. Written for everyone concerned about our children's education, this book discusses why students in this country do not perform well in mathematics and outlines a comprehensive plan for revitalizing mathematics education in America, from kindergarten through college. single copy, $8.95; 2-9 copies, $7.50 each; 10 or more copies, $6.95 each (no other discounts apply)A Report to the Nation on the Future of Mathematics Education Mathematical Sciences Education Board, Board on Mathematical ... 6 Data for the Mathematics Pipeline graph are derived from Thomas D. Snyder, Digest of Education Statistics 1987, Center for ... 12 Jaime Escalante is a mathematics teacher at Garfield High School in East Los Angeles; his work was featured in the film Stand and Deliver.
|Author||:||Mathematical Sciences Education Board, Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications, National Research Council|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 1989-01-01|