Category Archives: Math research

Student Achievement in Mathematics – TIMSS Ranking

East Asian countries continue to lead the world in student achievement in mathematics. Singapore, Korea, and Hong Kong SAR, followed by Chinese Taipei and Japan, were the top-performing countries in TIMSS 2011 at the fourth grade. Similarly, at the eighth grade, Korea, Singapore, and Chinese Taipei outperformed all countries, followed by Hong Kong SAR and… Read More »

Math Education Studies

Math-ed studies is my  new blog about research in mathematics teaching and learning and teacher learning. It contains studies, books, links, etc about mathematics education. It is actually my nth attempt to organize myself. Evernote is not enough to organize me. With this blog I hope it will be easier for me to trace where… Read More »

Analyzing and explaining mathematical thinking and learning

There are four general perspectives one can analyze and explain mathematical thinking and learning.These views should be seen not as competing but complementing each other. The four are: Mathematics: where the focus is on the rules and norms of the mathematical research community. Mathematics education: where the focus is on the individual and social processes in… Read More »

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