Essays Tagged: "Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study"

Persuasive Outline Speech

s have shown their educational system is better than ours.A. According to the results of the TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study), The United States ranked 19th in America's s ...

(5 pages) 468 1 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

This essay is about the importance of teachers understanding children's mathematical thinking with reference to numeracy development in New Zealand and the western world during the 1990's.

Position Paper ? The Importance for Teachers of Understanding how Children's Mathematical Thinking Develops"Why is innumeracy so widespread even among, otherw ... ons about the nature of mathematics." John Allen Paulos 1988The body of knowledge of how children think mathematically has increased dramatically in the last thirty years. This has caused many changes ... he way mathematics is presented to students. Until the 1960's, primary school arithmetic programmes in New Zealand focused on speed and accuracy in the four operations and their application. During th ...

(11 pages) 211 2 4.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Schooling at the Age of 3 is a Waste of Time

A child at age 3 is just learning how to walk up and down stairs, can barely control their bladder or feed themselves properly. Wo ... lves properly. Would it make sense to put this child in school? Compulsory attendance or mandatory kindergarten at the age of 3 is not the way to improve academic excellence. In fact, it may harm the ... ildren to force them into the school system at a young age. This essay will prove that formal schooling at the early age of 3 will not only fail at enhancing child development, but will also violate a ...

(3 pages) 48 1 2.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education