ERIC Number: EJ427926
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
How Asian Teachers Polish Each Lesson to Perfection.
Stigler, James W.; Stevenson, Harold W.
American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, v15 n1 p12-20,43-47 Spr 1991
Compares elementary mathematics instruction in Taiwan, Japan, Chicago, and Minneapolis. Finds that American teachers are overworked and devote less time to conducting lessons than Asian teachers, who employ proven inductive methods within the framework of standardized curricula. (DM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Illinois; Japan; Minnesota (Minneapolis); Taiwan (Taipei)