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ERIC Number: EJ988402
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Mar
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
ISSN: ISSN-0025-5785
Conventialization of Numerals in Tanzania
Kajoro, Peter
Mathematics Teaching, n227 p15-21 Mar 2012
The supposed pre-eminence of an external examination can exert a disproportionate influence on a curriculum and the associated learning and teaching. Teaching can easily subordinate learning and understanding to curriculum coverage if the society develops a culture that appears to make such demands. This study focuses on Tanzania and provides the detail to support the notion that "it really doesn't have to be that way".
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Tanzania