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Title Mathematics curriculum in Pacific rim countries--China, Japan, Korea, and Singapore : proceedings of a conference / edited by Zalman Usiskin and Edwin Willmore
Published Charlotte, N.C. : Information Age Pub., [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 362 pages) : illustrations
Series Research in mathematics education
Contents Introductions -- Education ministry perspectives on K-12 mathematics curriculum. Education ministry perspectives on mathematics curriculum in Japan / Shigeo Yoshikawa -- An overview of mathematics education in Singapore / Cheow Kian Soh -- 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 / Xiaotian Sun -- Design and implementation perspectives on K-12 mathematics curriculum. 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 -- U.S. perspectives on the curricula of Asian Pacific Rim countires. 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 -- Status of calculator and computer technology in the K-12 curriculum. 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 -- Role of testing in the K-12 curriculum. 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 -- Reflections by conference attendees. 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Curriculum evaluation -- Congresses.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- East Asia -- Congresses.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- Singapore -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Usiskin, Zalman.
Willmore, Edwin.
ISBN 1607529092 (electronic bk.)
9781607529095 (electronic bk.)