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General Descriptions of Curricula

Each of the five curricular programs listed to the right has completed development which spanned several years and included a rigorous schedule of design, pilot testing, evaluation, re-design, field testing, evaluation, and re-design before commercial publication.

Each has received extensive funding from the National Science Foundation. Each is being developed by teams which include teachers, mathematics educators, mathematicians and professional evaluators. Descriptions of each program and other information can be viewed by selecting the links to the left >>

Guide to Standards-Based Instructional Materials in Secondary Mathematics

By Eric Robinson and Margaret Robinson
[DRAFT FIRST EDITION: September 1999]

The links below contain detailed content descriptions for five secondary school curricula. These curricula were selected for this monograph on secondary education because they constitute the multi-grade, comprehensive, secondary curricula developed with NSF support. Each curriculum described herein has undergone an extensive program of design, pilot testing, redesign, field-testing, evaluation, and redesign before commercial publication.

Please note: all of the chapters listed are PDF files. If you do not already have Acrobat Reader, you can easily download it free of charge from the Adobe web site.

* Overview of Guide to Standards-Based Instructional Materials in Secondary Mathematics
Mathematics: Modeling Our World (ARISE)
Core-Plus Mathematics: Contemporary Mathematics in Context
Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP)
MATH Connections: A Secondary Mathematics Core Curriculum (MATHConx)
SIMMS Integrated Mathematics: A Modeling Approach Using Technology

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