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Recursion: A Lesson in Recursively Defined Functions According to the Common Core State Standards for High School

Abstract The deficiency of American primary and secondary schools as compared to schools worldwide has long been documented. The Teaching Gap highlights exactly where our problems might lie, and lays out a plan for how to deal with it. Progress would be slow, but tangible. Our country, however, seems to prefer vast and immediate overhauls that have historically failed (see: New math, etc.). If we had implemented the changes in The Teaching Gap in the decade in which it was written, we would be seeing results by now. Instead, every change we make gets reverted. The Common Core State Standards will prove over the next few years to be either another one of these attempts or a large step in the right direction. It might finally be the latter, as its cre... (more)
Created Date 2012-12
Contributor McKee, Emily (Author) / Sande, V. Carla (Thesis Director) / Ashbrook, Mark (Committee Member) / Schroeder, Darcy (Committee Member) / Barrett, The Honors College / College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Subject Mathematics / Education
Series Academic Year 2012-2013
Type Text
Extent 10 pages
Language English
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Collaborating Institutions Barrett, the Honors College
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