ERIC Number: EJ595982
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Cross-National Comparison of Representational Competence.
Brenner, Mary E.; Herman, Sally; Ho, Hsiu-Zu; Zimmer, Jules M.
Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, v30 n5 p541-57 Nov 1999
Compares sixth-grade American students to three samples of (Chinese, Japanese, and Taiwanese) sixth-grade Asian students to determine if the well-documented mathematical achievement of students from these Asian nations might be due in part to a greater understanding of mathematical representations. Indicates that all Asian samples scored significantly higher than did the American sample. Contains 42 references. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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