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Research trends with regard to the instruction of mathematics in some western countries

D. J. Van den Berg

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Published
**1978**
by South African Human Sciences Research Council, Institute for Educational Research in Pretoria
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Written in English

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- Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- Europe.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | D. J. Van den Berg ; translated by C. P. Kleyn. |

Series | Report O ;, no. 71 |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA14.E9 V3613 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | iv, 40, vi p. ; |

Number of Pages | 40 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL4478106M |

ISBN 10 | 086965506X |

LC Control Number | 79305917 |

prominent common features in mathematics curricula reforms around the world (Kaiser, Blomhøj and Sriraman, , p. 82). Curricula reforms in many western countries, especially at secondary level have emphasised mathematical model-ling as an important element in an up-to date mathematics . Effective pedagogy in mathematics by Glenda Anthony As directors of the Centre of Excellence for Research in Mathematics Education, they are involved in a wide range of research projects relating some practices are more applicable to their local circumstances than others.

This study sought to review literature pertinent to difficulties encountered by students in the learning and usage of mathematical terminology. The need to carry out this study arose from the concern by the Kenya National Examinations Council, and the general public, over the poor annual results in mathematics. centered interactive instruction that future teachers are expected to use. Thus the lecture method of teaching has been discouraged in favor of in-class activities, group work, discussion, and student presentations. Perhaps the biggest change in the teaching method used in History of Mathematics courses is the use of original sources.

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