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For the NCTM Standards online, see:

  Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics (NCTM Standards 2000) - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
Draft of a revision of the 1989 NCTM Standards, organized into three parts: Guiding Principles for School Mathematics Instructional Programs; Overview of Standards for Grades Pre-K-12 Mathematics Education; and Standards for Grades Pre-K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Readers are invited to submit responses.

The Forum's Internet Mathematics Library provides pages of links to resources concerning Standards in general and the NCTM Standards in particular. A few selections from these pages are offered below.

  Implementing Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Standards in Mathematics (NCREL) - Cathy Cook; Pathways to School Improvement
From Critical issues in mathematics. National educational standards are being developed in nearly all subject areas. The National Council of Teachers ... more>>

  Math: Developing Educational Standards - Charles Hill; Wappingers Central School District, New York
An annotated list of Internet sites with K-12 mathematics educational standards and curriculum frameworks documents. There are annotated links to ENC, ... more>>

  math-teach - Math Forum
A moderated discussion group (formerly nctm-l), accessible as a Web-based discussion, a mailing list, or a Usenet newsgroup, established to facilitate ... more>>

  Reactions to NCTM's Principles and Standards for School Mathematics: Discussion Draft - University of Maryland
Math education graduate students' reactions to the NCTM's Standards 2000 draft. Each paper is accompanied by a brief abstract summarizing the content ... more>>

  The Significance of the NCTM Standards to the Pathways (NCREL) - Cathy Cook; Pathways to School Improvement
Critical Issues in Mathematics. The Standards represent a major effort to develop mathematically literate citizens. They should be viewed as ... more>>

  Standards for School Science and Mathematics: Background, Purposes, Goals, Principles - Lynn Arthur Steen, St. Olaf College
A "sidebar" on background of the standards movement in science and mathematics education prepared for the National Science Foundation's "Indicators" ... more>>

  What Will Be the Effect of a Standards-based Education on College Students? - Judith Roitman
This article, by Judith Roitman of the University of Kansas, appeared in the April 1995 FOCUS, the newsletter of the MAA. Among other things, Roitman ... more>>

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