National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2012 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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438- Greener over There: Sino-American Cross-Cultural Envy and Adoption

Friday, April 27, 2012: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
119 A (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Thomas E. Ricks

Recent media hype over China’s performance on international mathematics assessments unfairly characterizes U.S. teachers by masking the fact that U.S. students outperform Chinese students on many types of mathematics problems. This presentation will explore how the Chinese are trying to adopt features of U.S. mathematics education, and vice versa.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session
Grade Band Audience: General Interest/All Audiences

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