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MATH 6001 Seminal and Current Research in Mathematics Education with Emphasis on Grades 11-14

Strategies, tips and links to locate and gather resources for your research projects and course assignments.

Required Reading

Required Pre-Session Reading

Kilpatrick, J., National Research Council (U.S.), Swafford, J., & Findell, B. (2001). Adding it up: Helping children learn mathematics. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press.

  • This resource is available to read online, or to download, in its entirety from Dugan Library.
  • You will need to log in with your Newman credentials to access this eBook.
  • You will need to read Chapter 4: "The Strands of Mathematical Proficiency" prior to our first class meeting.
  • The video in left hand column shows how to download individual chapters.

Bransford, J., & National Research Council (U.S.). (2000). How people learn : Brain, mind, experience, and school (Expanded ed). Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press.

  • This resource is available to read online, or to download, in its entirety from Dugan Library.
  • You will need to log in with your Newman credentials to access this eBook.
  • You will need to read Chapter 1: "Learning: From Speculation to Science" prior to our first class meeting.
  • The video in left hand column shows how to download individual chapters.

Boaler, J. (2016). Mathematical mindsets: Unleashing students' potential through creative math, inspiring messages and innovative teaching. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

  • This resource is available to read online, or to download, in its entirety from Dugan Library.
  • You will need to log in with your Newman credentials to access this eBook.
  • You will need to read chapters 1 and 2 prior to our first class meeting.
  • The video in left hand column shows how to download individual chapters.

Supplementary Material

Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences (CBMS). (2012). The mathematical education of teachers II. Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society; Washington DC: Mathematical Society of America.

  • This open-access resource is available to read online, or to download, in its entirety.
  • This will be explored during our in-class week

National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 21st Century (Glenn Commission). (2000). Before it's too late: A reports to the nation from the National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 21st Century. Washington DC: U.S. Department of Education.

  • This open-access resource is available to read online, or to download, in its entirety.
  • This will be explored during our in-class week.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. (1980). An agenda for action: Recommendations for school mathematics of the 1980s. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

  • This open-access resource is available to read online in its entirety OR a print copy is available in Dugan Library.
  • You will need version 11 or later of Adobe Flash to view/read the book online.
  • This will be explored during our in-class week.

Schoenfeld, A. H. (1982). Beyond the purely cognitive: Metacognition and social cognition as driving forces in intellectual performance

  • This open-access resource is available to read online, or to download, in its entirety.
  • This will be explored during our in-class week.

Schoenfeld, A. H. (1983). Theoretical and pragmatic issues in the design of mathematical "problem solving" instruction. 

  • This open-access resource is available to read online, or to download, in its entirety.
  • This will be explored during our in-class week.

Tobias, S. (1991). Math mental health: Going beyond math anxiety. College Teaching, 39(3), 91–96.

  • This resource is available to read online, or to download, in its entirety from Dugan Library.
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  • This will be explored during our in-class week.