Discovery Learning and the decline of maths scores in Canada

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JIM CURRAN
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Discovery Learning and the decline of maths scores in Canada

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Jun 02, 2015 8:50 pm

Decline of Canadian students’ math skills the fault of ‘discovery learning’: C.D. Howe Institute
You know what’s the worst kind of instruction? The kind of instruction that makes kids feel stupid. And that’s what a lot of that discovery stuff does’
http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canad ... -institute

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Re: Discovery Learning and the decline of maths scores in Canada

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Jun 18, 2015 8:13 pm

English pupil's maths scores improve under east Asian approach
Study shows ‘maths mastery’ experiment improved children’s scores in English schools after just one year
http://www.theguardian.com/education/20 ... n-approach

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