Hechinger Report | Math education at home and abroad

An interesting article about teaching Maths around the world. The Indian example is missing (for obvious reasons), but it has a few interesting facts on how Maths is taught in the US.

“But if the key to high math achievement isn’t a particular pedagogical approach, what is the answer? William Schmidt, an expert on math education at Michigan State University, has identified three issues: the coherence and depth of the curriculum, the quality of assessments and the content knowledge of teachers.” (Via Hechinger Report | Math education at home and abroad)

It is interesting to note that many in India are advocating against the rigour of teaching that has pervaded the Indian education system for a while now. Perhaps it is worthwhile to see, if we are trying to fix something that has worked for us.

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