Articles and Presentations on Mathematics Education

by Joseph G. Rosenstein

  1. Calculators in Instruction and Assessment (An article that appeared in the Star Ledger on June 28, 1992.)
  2. Standards-Based Education (An article that appeared in the Star Ledger on July 24, 1993.)
  3. Putting the Early Warning Test (EWT) Results into Perspective (An article, written with Warren Crown, that appeared in the Star Ledger in June 1994.)
  4. Content Standards, Curriculum Frameworks, and Teacher Professional Development (A briefing paper prepared for the White House Forum on "Making It Happen: First in the World in Science and Mathematics Education" on July 26-27, 1995.)
  5. How the Business Community Can Help New Jersey Implement the Content Standards (An article that appeared in the Star Ledger in September 1996.)
  6. Mathematics Standards, Division, and Constructivism (An article that was submitted to the New York Times on August 18, 1997.)
  7. The California War over Math Standards (An article that was submitted to the New York Times on November 28, 1997.)
  8. The Evaluation of State Mathematics Standards: New Jersey Perspectives (A presentation at an MAA/AMS/NASSMC-sponsored panel in San Antonio on January 16, 1999.)
  9. Doing Math Discretely (Tape of an interview on "Math Medley" on January 15, 2000.)
  10. Standards and Assessment in New Jersey (A presentation at the "Math Summit" sponsored by the Association of American Publishers in Washington, D.C. on October 3, 2001.)
  11. Discrete Mathematics in Primary and Secondary Schools in the United States  (An article, co-authored by Valerie A. DeBellis that appeared in the Zentralblatt fr Didaktik der Mathematik, Vol. 36, No. 2, (April 2004). 46-55.  Electronic-Only Publication.)
  12. What I've Learned from Many Years of Teaching Calculus to First-Year College Students.  (A presentation at the January 14, 2005 Conference on "Keeping Math on Track:  Bridging the Gap Between High School and College Mathematics" sponsored by the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New Jersey (AMTNJ).)
  13. Algebra II + all high schoolers = overkill. (An article that appeared on April 29, 2008 in the Star Ledger title given by editor.)
  14. The Rush to Calculus. (This unpublished article reports on a study that was conducted in 2006 about Rutgers students who had taken AP Calculus in high school.)
  15. Why Do Students Rush to Calculus? (This unpublished article reports on a follow-up study to the study above, conducted jointly in 2010-2011 with Anoop Ahluwalia, which replicates the results of the previous study with a later cohort of Rutgers students and focuses on the question of why students took AP Calculus in high school.)
  16. Putting Brakes on the Rush to Calculus (This as-yet unpublished article is an abbreviated version of the two articles above, written jointly in 2012 with Anoop Ahluwalia.)

 

 

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