Challenges of Mathematics teaching todayStudents in middle and secondary schools require an education in mathematics that ...
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Challenges of mathematics teaching today

  1. 1. Challenges of Mathematics teaching todayStudents in middle and secondary schools require an education in mathematics that goesbeyond what was needed by students in the past. This is a significant challenge to todaysmathematics teachers. Teachers need the commitment and support of educational leadersas they adopt new curriculum materials and new methods of teaching.Todays mathematics teachers are experiencing major changes not only in themathematics content they teach, but also in the way they teach. Nearly all of theseteachers came through school when mathematics consisted of a collection of factsand skills to be memorized or mastered by a relatively homogeneous group ofstudents taught using a lecture approach. Now teachers are called on to teach new,more challenging mathematics to a very diverse audience using active learningapproaches designed to develop understanding. To meet this challengemathematics teachers need the support and encouragement of school leaders at alllevels.

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