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Mathematics Curriculum in Pacific Rim Countries - China, Japan, Korea, and Singapore Zalman Usiskin

Mathematics Curriculum in Pacific Rim Countries - China, Japan, Korea, and Singapore By Zalman Usiskin

Mathematics Curriculum in Pacific Rim Countries - China, Japan, Korea, and Singapore by Zalman Usiskin


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The CSMC is one of the National Science Foundation Centers for Learning and Teaching. This volume contains the proceedings of the First International Curriculum Conference sponsored by the Center for the Study of Mathematics Curriculum (CSMC).

Mathematics Curriculum in Pacific Rim Countries - China, Japan, Korea, and Singapore Summary

Mathematics Curriculum in Pacific Rim Countries - China, Japan, Korea, and Singapore: Proceedings of a Conference by Zalman Usiskin

A volume in Research in Mathematics Education Series Editor Barbara J. Dougherty, University of Mississippi This volume contains the proceedings of the First International Curriculum Conference sponsored by the Center for the Study of Mathematics Curriculum (CSMC). The CSMC is one of the National Science Foundation Centers for Learning and Teaching (Award No. ESI-0333879). The countries-China, Japan, Korea, and Singapore (in alphabetical order, which also happens to be the order of their populations)-have each been in the news because of their performance on international tests and/or their economic performance and potential. They also have centralized education ministries that create a single mathematics curriculum framework followed in the entire country.

Table of Contents

Preface. Introductions. Education Ministry Perspectives on Mathematics Curriculum, Shigeo Yoshikawa. An Overview of Mathematics Education in Singapore, Soh Cheow Kian. Some Characteristics of the Korean National Curriculum and Its Revision Process, Hee-Chan Lew. Mathematics Curriculum Standard of China: Its Process, Strategies, Outcomes and Difficulties, Sun Xiaotian. Sixty Years of Mathematics Syllabi and Textbooks in Singapore (1945-2005), Peng Yee Lee. Design and Implementation of Korean Mathematics Textbooks, JeongSuk Pang. Curriculum Development in China: Perspectives From Curriculum Design and Implementation, Jun Li. Innovations Bringing Degeneration: A Lesson From Historical Analysis of the Revisions of the National Curriculum Standards for Upper Secondary School Math in Japan After World War II, Ryosuke Nagaoka. Some Highlights of the Similarities and Differences in Intended, Planned/Implemented, and Achieved Curricula Between China and the United States, Jinfa Cai. Transforming Curriculum from Intended to Implemented: What Teachers Need to Do and What They Learned in the United States and China, Yeping Li. Translating Elementary School Mathematics Curriculum: Isn't School Mathematics Universal? Tad Watanabe. A Look at Japanese Junior High School Mathematics Textbooks, Blake E. Peterson. Exploring Korean Primary Mathematics, Janice Grow-Maienza and Susan Beal. Comparing Elementary Mathematics Curricula of Korea and the United States, Insook Chung. Singapore Math: Can It Help Close the U.S. Mathematics Learning Gap? Alan Ginsburg and Steven Leinwand. Singapore Math: Perspectives and Experiences of a College Professor, Richard Bisk. Calculator and Computer Technology in the K - 12 Curriculum: Some Observations From a U.S. Perspective, M. Kathleen Heid. The Status of Calculator Technology in United States K - 8 Mathematics Curriculum: It Depends On How You Look At It, Kathryn B. Chval. Mathematics Assessments: Do They Tell Us the Same Thing, William H. Schmidt. Some Impacts of Testing on Mathematics Curriculum From K - 12: Perspectives, Chris Cox. Moving Beyond Myths to Foster International Collaboration: International Conference a Step in the Right Direction, Diane L. Moore, Jill Newton, and Dawn Teuscher. Reflections on Assessment, Angela D. Sutter, Dana C. Cox, and Karen L. Fonkert. Afterword, Zalman Usiskin.

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NLS9781593119539
9781593119539
1593119534
Mathematics Curriculum in Pacific Rim Countries - China, Japan, Korea, and Singapore: Proceedings of a Conference by Zalman Usiskin
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2008-12-30
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