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Table 7–3 What Preparation and Support Do Teachers Need?

Recommendations in key categories

Principles and Standards

Adding It Up

How People Learn

Math Education of Teachers

Educating Teachers

Before It's Too Late

High Stakes

Every Child

The documents that:

Advocate ongoing professional development

X

X

X

X

X

X

Support programs for novice teachers

X

X

X

Emphasize the need for strong content knowledge on the part of teachers

X

X

X

X

X

X

Promote K–12 partnerships to improve teacher education

X

X

X

Suggest that postsecondary educators assume more responsibility for preparing and developing teachers

X

X




Table 7–4 How Do We Know That What We Are Doing Is Working?

Recommendations in key categories

Principles and Standards

Adding It Up

How People Learn

Math Education of Teachers

Educating Teachers

Before It's Too Late

High Stakes

Every Child

The documents that:

Advocate using multiple ways to assess student understanding

X

X

Emphasize the use of assessment to support the learning of mathematics

X

X

X

Caution about the implications of high-stakes assessments for instruction

X



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