ERIC Number: EJ454974
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Perspective: Why It Is Difficult to Teach Math to American Students.
TIES: Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship for Students, v4 n2 p42-43,55 Nov-Dec 1991
Discusses the historical, cultural, and pedagogical roots, as well as reasons inherent in mathematical thought that may explain U.S. students' resistance to learning mathematics. Concludes that bridging the gap between theory and practice can be facilitated by a hands-on approach that employs experiments and model making. (PR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: TIES Magazine, 3219 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19104.