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The importance of standards based mathematical education

Why is it important to have standards in mathematics K-12? What impact does having standards have on what you will teach? Explain.

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It is important to have mathematical standards in grades K-12 because it gives students clear and realistic expectations for student learning that is derived from the philosphy of outcome based education: which is a student-centered learning ...

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Having mathematical standards in grades K-12 will give students clear and realistic expectations of what they are expected to learn in mathematics. The following solution explains this importance for students as well as the impact standards have on what teachers teach.

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