University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Committee on School Mathematics | University of Illinois Archives

Name: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Committee on School Mathematics


Historical Note:

In December 1951, the Colleges of Education, Engineering and Liberal Arts and Sciences established the University of Illinois Committee on School Mathematics (UICSM) to investigate a new pedagogy for high school mathematics.1 Since then, UICSM has developed instructional materials for use in grades 7-12, for experimental use throughout the country.2

In 1971, the Mathematics Curriculum Development Project (UICSM) was first listed.3

1. Max Beberman, "UICSM: Fifteen Years of Experimentation" in Beberman Folder, RS 10/12/1, Box 21, University of Illinois Archives.

2. UICSM Mathematics Project, June 1970, p. 1, including bibliography of publications on secondary school mathematics curricula, and UICSM textbooks.

3. Staff Directory, 1970-71, p. 47.




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