Russian Mathematics Education

Russian Mathematics Education

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This anthology, consisting of two volumes, is intended to equip background researchers, practitioners and students of international mathematics education with intimate knowledge of mathematics education in Russia. Volume I, entitled The History and Relevance of Russian Mathematics Education, consists of several chapters written by distinguished authorities like Jeremy Kilpatrick and Bruce Vogeli. It examines the history of mathematics education in Russia and its relevance to mathematics education throughout the world. The second volume, entitled Programs and Practices will examine specific Russian programs in mathematics, their impact and methodological innovations. Although Russian mathematics education is highly respected for its achievements and was once very influential internationally, it has never been explored in depth. This publication does just that.... out constantly: Relatively recently people constantly said things like: aquot;you know , in sixth grade, it is hard to do proofs. ... Today, there is no school in which the students would be unable to factor this expression (LenGorONO ... that was positively exultant: In 1940, tenth grade exams in algebra contained problems that required students to formulate a ... In 1940, students were not asked to explore the solutions to algebraic word problems; now they are, and in a rather serious fashion.

Title:Russian Mathematics Education
Author:Bruce R. Vogeli, Alexander Karp
Publisher:World Scientific - 2010


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