The University of Montana
Department of Mathematical Sciences

Technical report #4/2009

Mathematics Curriculum

Bharath Sriraman
Dept. of Mathematical Sciences
The University of Montana


Abstract

This chapter examines mathematics curriculum in general from the point of view of the programming needs for gifted and talented learners . NSF reform based curricula, AP courses , the international baccalaureate program and the calls of the National Research Council (NRC) are critiqued.

Keywords: mathematics curriculum; gifted and talented learners; programming options

AMS Subject Classification: 97

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Preprint of chapter to appear in B. Kerr (Ed). Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity and Talent. Sage Publications