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What to Do about Canada’s Declining Math Scores

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May 29, 2015
What to Do about Canada’s Declining Math Scores

Canadian educators should abandon curricula and instruction premised upon the assumptions of discovery-based learning, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report, which examines mounting evidence that this approach seriously hampers math learning by students. In “What to Do about Canada’s Declining Math Scores,” author Anna Stokke urges provinces to act quickly to improve the way mathematics is taught.

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Anna Stokke, Associate Professor, University of Winnipeg

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