Did you know that Carole Greenes plays the piano and writes lyrics including three soon to be released ballads?
Carole is also Professor of Mathematics Education at Arizona State University and author of over 300 books and programs for students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12, for teachers of those students, and for college students in need of remediation in mathematics.She is issue editor for the NCTM 2008 "Yearbook on Algebra and Algebraic Thinking in School Mathematics" and "Groundwork: Algebraic Thinking".She is past-president of the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics and currently Principal Investigator for the NSF-funded project, Prime the Pipeline Project: Putting Knowledge to Work.Greenes has been inducted into the Massachusetts Mathematics Educators Hall of Fame.
In Greenes, C.E. & Rubenstein, R. (Eds.), Algebra and algebraic thinking in school mathematics: Seventieth yearbook (pp. 3–18).
Reston, VA: The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Warren, E. (2008).
Algebra for all.
Brisbane, Australia: ORIGO Education.
You can read reaction to the Common Core standards from co-author Carole Greenes here.
Several of the benchmarks suggest a different approach to teaching mathematics, one that shows the utility of mathematics for solving problems as a way of enhancing understanding.One of the drawbacks of teaching mathematics entirely as a separate subject is that mathematics is taught before real-world problems are identified, so the related experiences may have mostly to do with learning the procedures rather than solving interesting problems. (AAAS, Chapter 11, p. 5) Carole E. GreenesAssociate Vice Provost for STEM EducationProfessor, Mathematics EducationArizona State University Carole Greenes is co-author of two ORIGO series: ZUPELZ and The Think Tank (Problem Solving).