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Written by three noted mathematics educators, this volume presents a process-based approach to building a high-quality mathematics program based on five NCTM principles and four NCSM leadership principles.
Chapter 1: Understanding and Clarifying Leadership in Mathematics
Understanding and Clarifying Leadership in Mathematics
Today, equity is a top priority for leaders. Indeed, it is listed first in both the Principles of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and the PRIME Leadership Framework of the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM). This prominent location is no accident. Equity is vitally important for leaders in mathematics education, and so it deserves special attention.
Principles and Standards for School Mathematics includes this statement: “Equity requires high expectations and worthwhile opportunities for all” (NCTM, 2000, p. 12). Equity in mathematics achievement, and in all related areas, is critical to the well-being of our nation. To emphasize this need, during 2007 both the NCTM and the NCSM included equity as ...