'Learning from Comparing' is a major two-volume study which reassesses the contribution of comparative educational research and theory to our understanding of contemporary educational problems and to our capacity to solve them. At a time when educational research is under attack on the grounds of abiasa and airrelevancea, and under pressure to address only those questions which are acceptable politically (as good a definition of bias as any), this is a serious attempt to bridge the worlds of research, policy and practice. The editors have put together a collection a in terms of both perspective and nationality a which ensures contrasting viewpoints on each topic.Harries aamp; Sutherland (1998) suggest that textbooks in England and possibly also maths teaching do not pay enough attention ... They conclude that: English pupils are often introduced to a wide variety of mathematical ideas and ways of solving ... and Achievement Analysis of the pupil questionnaire and group interview data with a sub sample of 96 children from the ... was observed in France to motivate children through arousing their interest, protecting their self-esteem, and avoiding anbsp;...
|Title||:||Learning from Comparing: new directions in comparative education research|
|Author||:||Robin Alexander, Patricia Broadfoot, David Phillips|
|Publisher||:||Symposium Books Ltd - 1999-01-01|