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Avcu, Ramazan – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2019
In this study, I analyzed and compared definitions of special quadrilaterals presented in the US and Turkish secondary school mathematics textbooks. To this end, seven textbooks from each country were examined based on the following features of mathematical definitions: form of presentation and mathematical correctness, minimality, the nature of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Textbook Content, Secondary School Mathematics
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Roy, Mamta; Giraldo-García, Regina – School Community Journal, 2018
The purpose of this systematic literature review is to examine global perspectives on the role of parental involvement and social/emotional skills in school-age children's academic success. A multistage filtering analysis process provides relevant information in relation to key issues on the topic of parental involvement in different countries and…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Parent Participation, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Balestrini, Daniel Patrick; Stoeger, Heidrun – High Ability Studies, 2018
Claims of a special cultural emphasis on learning and education (SCELE) in East Asia versus the West -- the United States in particular -- are legion in the research literature. The evidence is, however, largely anecdotal, severely geographically limited, or reflects an unrepresentative selection of respondents. We review the evidentiary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Social Influences, Cultural Influences
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Hong, Dae S.; Choi, Kyong Mi – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2018
This paper compares sections on functions and linear functions from two Korean textbooks and an American standards-based textbook (University of Chicago School Mathematics Project [UCSMP] Algebra) to understand differences and similarities among these textbooks through horizontal and vertical analyses. We found that these textbooks provide…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Textbooks