Teachers' Understanding of Fundamental Mathematics in China and the United States, 2nd Edition
Studies of teachers in the U.S. often document insufficient subject matter knowledge in mathematics. Yet, these studies give few examples of the knowledge teachers need to support teaching, particularly the kind of teaching demanded by recent reforms in mathematics education. Knowing and Teaching...
Published January 24th 2010 by Routledge
Teachers' Understanding of Fundamental Mathematics in China and the United States
Chinese students typically outperform U.S. students on international comparisons of mathematics competency. Paradoxically, Chinese teachers receive far less education than U.S. teachers--11 to 12 years of schooling versus 16 to 18 years of schooling. Studies of U.S. teacher knowledge often document...
Published June 11th 1999 by Routledge