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ERIC Number: EJ504013
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1954
A Cross-Cultural Investigation into the Development of Place-Value Concepts of Children in Taiwan and the United States.
Yang, Ma Tzu-Lin; Cobb, Paul
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v28 n1 p1-33 Jan 1995
Compares mathematics achievement of children in Taiwan and the United States by analyzing the arithmetical learning contexts of each. Interviews with parents and teachers identify cultural beliefs about learning arithmetic; interviews with students identify level of sophistication of arithmetical concepts. Found greater understanding by Chinese students. (35 references) (Author/CSCO)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Taiwan; United States