Mathematics Teacher Education in the Andean Region and Paraguay

A Comparative Analysis of Issues and Challenges

by Yuriko Yamamoto Baldin, Uldarico Malaspina

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Book Description

This book is an excellent synthesis of the initial and continuing preparation for Mathematics Teaching in Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Peru, from which comparative analyses can be made that show similarities and differences, and highlight various perspectives.

In February 2016, the 5th Capacity and Networking Project (CANP) workshop of the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI) was held in Lima, Peru. The coordination of this two-week workshop was undertaken by an international scientific committee (IPC), with equal participation by mathematicians and mathematics educators from the region and from the international ICMI and IMU community.

The goal of CANP5 was to improve the quality of mathematics education in the region, which led to the main theme of the scientific program "Initial and Continued Teacher Education". Country Reports on the main theme of teacher education systems for each country in this region were presented and discussed to detect common issues that might be improved through a collaborative network. One of the most important results of this event was the creation of a Mathematics Education Network, namely the Comunidad de Educación Matemática de America del Sur - CEMAS.

This book brings to the international Educational Community an important collection of experiences and ideas in the Mathematics Education of four Latin-American countries in the developing Andean region and Paraguay. The dissemination of these results can promote the search for international collaborative actions in a wider scale.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Mathematics Teacher Education in the Andean Region and Paraguay ebook for free in PDF format (1.5 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Science and Mathematics
Publisher
Springer
Published
2018
Pages
131
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319975436
ISBN10
3319975439
ISBN13 Digital
9783319975443
ISBN10 Digital
3319975447
PDF Size
1.5 MB
License
CC BY

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