Episode 001: Time Bombs, Cow Tipping, and American Mathematics Education
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Main Talking Points in this Podcast
- How American Middle Schools are not up to par with Japanese Middle Schools, and if there is anything we can do about it.
- Is there such a thing as an Asian philosophy of Mathematics Education? If not, who cares?
- Ways that time bombs and cow tipping can aid students learning of math.
References and Links
- Leung, Frederick. 2001. In Search of an East Asian Identity in Mathematics Education. Educational Studies in Mathematics 47, no. 1 (May 29): 35-51. doi:10.1023/A:1017936429620.
- Sawyer, W.W. MATHEMATICS, EMOTIONS AND THINGS. http://www.marco-learningsystems.com/pages/sawyer/things.htm.
- Schaub, Maryellen, and David P. Baker. 1991. Solving the Math Problem: Exploring Mathematics Achievement in Japanese and American Middle Grades. American Journal of Education 99, no. 4: 623-42.