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Developing Ratio Concepts: An Asian Perspective

Jane-Jane Lo; Tad Watanabe; Jinfa Cai 

March 2004, Volume 9, Issue 7, Page 362

Abstract:
The initial development of ratio concepts in textbooks from China, Japan, and Taiwan. Teachers will learn about how concepts are introduced in other cultures and how to bring that into American mathematics classrooms.

Keywords:
Multicultural
Article
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
Communication
Curriculum
Teacher
Modeling
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Reasoning and Proof
Representation
Ratios / Proportions
Time / Money