California Dreaming : Reforming Mathematics Education Reviewed by Anthony Ralston

@inproceedings{Ralston2003CaliforniaD,
  title={California Dreaming : Reforming Mathematics Education Reviewed by Anthony Ralston},
  author={Anthony Ralston and Suzanne M. Wilson},
  year={2003}
}
Who would you choose to write a book about the history of the Math Wars, a topic surely familiar by now to almost all readers of the Notices (if not, see [1])? A mathematics educator? Probably not, since most such are biased toward the progressive school of mathematics education. A mathematician? Again, probably not, since most of them are avid exponents of the traditional view of mathematics education. Neither? Worst of all, you might say, for how could a nonmathematician, nonmathematics… CONTINUE READING