Mathematics education

Hmework – A Key to Improvement in Mathematics Education

May 17th, 2017

Introduction

The United States has a serious problem in mathematics education. Test results show that beginning in middle school, the United States student proficiency declines in comparison with other developed countries throughout the world to near the bottom by 12th grade [PISA]. The Workforce/Education Subcommittee of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology identified two principal reasons for this: too many math teachers are not trained in math, and too many math textbooks are inadequate [Herbold].

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The Importance of Good Exams to the Development of Mathematics Education

May 10th, 2017

Tests are supposed to measure the students’ abilities and potential. The student who performs well on a test is supposed to be good or talented in the subject and the student who does not do well in the test is supposed to be poor in the subject and needs extra training.

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The Role of Every Parent in Children Mathematics Education

May 3rd, 2017

Over the years, it has been acceptable to say or tell someone that you can’t do math. The society welcomes it and in many homes today, the saying still goes on. Imagine for example here in the United Kingdom, English is what we speak and you would surely expect everyone you meet in the street or in the office to know the language. It will come as a surprise to you if you happen to ask for direction in the middle of Oxford street London and only to be told ‘sorry, I can’t speak English.’

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