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What Can We Learn From Countries That Effectively Teach Math?

KQED News Mind/Shift – Staff Writer

“How math is taught in the United States and how our students perform on international math tests continue to be areas of intense debate. The most recent Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) results for 15-year-olds show a significant drop in math performance between 2012 and 2015 among U.S. students who now rank 40th out of the 73 countries tested. While an international comparison of this sort can never tell the whole story, PISA administrators have started including questions about how students study. The answers to these survey questions about how students approach learning math could help provide some insight into which strategies work and which do not.”(more)

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