**Guiding Principles for Mathematics Curriculum and Assessment**

A national curriculum for school mathematics is a topic of growing interest at state, national, and policy levels. The development of a common national curriculum and assessment in mathematics should be driven by the following basic principles for designing an excellent curriculum to avoid the risk of producing a negotiated list of standards that is merely an intersection of those that are currently addressed in each of the 50 states. .............

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In every area other than "communications," Singapore Math would fit the bill quite nicely. But somehow I don't see that happening....

That's another myth. When kids understand the math they're learning - they communicate more and the quality of the communication is better. In other words they stay engaged for longer periods of time and more often. That's what improves the quality of the instruction - feedback from students.

Its just more crap - it is so far removed from the day to day classroom that it sickens me just to read it. No connection to reality.

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