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ERIC Number: EJ761807
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 24
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0033-3085
Perceptions of Mathematics Curricula and Teaching in China
Moy, Robert; Peverly, Stephen T.
Psychology in the Schools, v42 n3 p251-258 Mar 2005
China and other East Asian countries (Japan, South Korea, Taiwan) have consistently outperformed the United States and other Western countries in mathematics achievement. As part of a Fulbright-sponsored trip to China in the Summer of 2002, a New York City public school teacher and a trainer of school psychologists offer their impressions of some of the reasons for these differences. Their impressions are based on observations of schools and classrooms, review of curricula, and a review of the literature. Four areas are covered: textbooks, curricula, teaching practices, and teacher knowledge. (Contains 1 footnote.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China; Japan; South Korea; Taiwan; United States