Discussion of NCTM's Professional Standards to Begin February First on AMTE's Listserv

Beginning February 1, 1996, Ron Ward, an AMTE,member and active participant on the NCTM-L, will begin a discussion on the NCTM Professional Standards. Here is a chance for you to discuss this important document with your colleagues across the country. A few questions will be posted weekly. They will serve as the basis for discussion by interested members. AS NCTM proceeds to look at possible revisions of the Curriculum and Evaluation Standards, we need to begin discussions of the Professional Standards so that we will be better able to address the issues they raise as the reform movement is under attack in various locales.


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We thank DeAnn Huinker of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for sending us this valuable information.

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