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Jerry P. Becker

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Input to national commission
Posted: Jan 25, 2000 11:53 AM
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From Education Initiatives, from the U.S. Department of Education. I
encourage the reader to go to the website below and look around.

Math Commission Seeks Ideas

You are invited to share your ideas on ways to ensure high quality teaching
in mathematics & science at all grades in a discussion forum hosted by the
National Commission on Mathematics & Science Teaching for the 21st Century.
At the website of the Commission, which is chaired by former Senator &
astronaut John Glenn, you can watch (or read) presentations from Commission
meetings, post comments about what you heard, & see what other visitors
have to say.

The Glenn Commission is preparing a report for Secretary Riley in the fall
of 2000 that will include recommendations & strategies to help ensure that
an adequate supply of highly skilled individuals enter & remain in the math
& science teaching profession. The recommendations will also help make
certain that throughout the span of a teacher's career, he or she has the
opportunity to learn, generate, accumulate, & share knowledge about math &
science content & teaching methods.



Jerry P. Becker
Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901-4610 USA
Fax: (618) 453-4244
Phone: (618) 453-4241 (office)
(618) 457-8903 (home)
E-mail: jbecker@siu.edu


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