Teaching of Mathematics in Pakistan - Problems and Suggestions
- REFLEXION OF UNCONVENTIONAL MATHEMATICAL ACTIVITIES AT PRIMARY SCHOOL. Dofkov�, Radka; Nov�kas, Bohumilas // Pedagogy Studies / Pedagogika;2009, Issue 93, p82
The paper summarizes the experiences ascertained during a project introducing unconventional activities into the real environment of mathematical lessons at primary school. Partial results of a survey focused on the interest in the opinions about, and attitudes towards, mathematics as a school...
- EXAMINATION OF MATHEMATICS TEXTBOOKS IN USE IN HUNGARIAN PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN ROMANIA. Tünde, Baranyai; Gabriella, Stark // Acta Didactica Napocensia;Jun2011, Vol. 4 Issue 2/3, p47
A good textbook must meet a number of pedagogical, psychological, scientific, esthetical, and other requirements. The presented research examines whether the mathematics textbooks in use in Hungarian primary schools in Romania meet those requirements. We used documentation, contents analysis and...
- Constructing Knowledge. Hansen-Powell, Pia // Connect Magazine;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p1
The article discusses the standards-based curriculum Bridges in Mathematics in the backdrop of the No Child Left Behind Act. The curriculum is an integration of science, math, social studies and language arts, while promoting both basic skills and conceptual understanding. Available from the...
- The Perennial Problem. Summer, W. L. // Education Digest;Sep1956, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p35
This article looks into the main causes of failure in arithmetic in an analysis of the work of school children by the Nottingham University Department of Education in Nottingham, England. It is found out that: (1) mechanical process had not been learned; (2) statements were not set down...
- Bringing out the math in popular subjects. Bresser, Rusty; Sheffied, Stephanie // Instructor-Intermediate;Nov/Dec96, Vol. 106 Issue 4, p52
Presents activities in which primary students learn basic math principles and work on some math problems related to stories they have read. Activity focused on patterns of spending; Comparing the length of a blue whale to other things. INSETS: A penny for Benny's thoughts.;How much bigger is a...
- Wiskobas and Freudenthal: Realistic mathematics education. Treffers, A. // Educational Studies in Mathematics;Jul-Sep93, Vol. 25 Issue 1/2, p89
Discusses the efforts of Wiskobas and Freudenthal in the development of realistic mathematics education. Elements of mathematics education in primary schools; Historical comments; Foundation of didactical realism; Integral educational development; Wiskobas and Freudenthal's contributions in...
- Zero means nothing. Harrison, Jeanette // Mathematics Teaching;Sep93, Issue 144, p6
Highlights a mathematical activity for young children that requires minimal teacher attention. Creation of models; Child's explanation of the concept of zero to classmate.
- Twenty-five years ago. // Mathematics Teaching;Sep93, Issue 144, p17
Reprints an excerpt from the mathematics journal `MT44.' Introduction of teaching materials into primary school classrooms; Emphasis on children's creations; Giving value to a child's work.
- Exploring primary teachers' understanding of applying mathematics. Mitchell, Christine; Carre, Clive // Mathematics Teaching;Jun96, Issue 155, p45
Investigates primary teachers' understanding of the application of mathematics as reflected in the way they teach children to apply their mathematical knowledge. Exercises used in teaching mathematics; Link between the teacher's understanding and what actually happens in class.