The Impact of Mathematics Instruction on Student Achievement [NOOK Book]

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Summarizing data derived from a study of the implementation of one standards-based middle school curriculum program, Mathematics in Context, this book demonstrates the challenges of conducting comparative longitudinal research in the reality of school life.

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The Impact of Mathematics Instruction on Student Achievement

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Overview

Summarizing data derived from a study of the implementation of one standards-based middle school curriculum program, Mathematics in Context, this book demonstrates the challenges of conducting comparative longitudinal research in the reality of school life.

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Meet the Author

Thomas A. Romberg is Bascom Professor of Education and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Mary C. Shafer is Associate Professor of Mathematics Education in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Northern Illinois University.

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Table of Contents

@contents: Selected Contents:

Preface

Chapter 1. Proposing to Study Standards-Based Curriculum Implementation

Chapter 2. Setting the Foundation: Initiation of the Study

Chapter 3. Building a Culture of Support for Reform: Implementation of

Professional Development

Chapter 4. Examining the Role of Teachers: Background, Instruction, and

Treatment Fidelity

Chapter 5. Linking Instruction and Student Opportunity to Learn with

Understanding

Chapter 6. Looking at Assessment Instruments

Chapter 7. Findings about Student Achievement, Question 1: What is the

Impact of the MiC Instructional Approach on Student

Achievement?

Chapter 8. Findings about Student Achievement, Question 2: How is the

Impact of Instruction Using MiC Different from That of

Conventional Instruction on Student Performance?

Chapter 9. Findings about Student Achievement, Question 3: What Variables

Associated with Classroom Instruction Account for Variation in

Student Performance?

Chapter 10. A Closing Note: What We Learned from the Research

References

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