id: 06509235
dt: a
an: 2015f.00041
au: Singh, Mahendra; Allicock, Lenox
ti: Guyana: the mathematical growth of an emerging nation.
so: Rosario, Héctor (ed.) et al., Mathematics and its teaching in the Southern
Americas. With an introduction by Ubiratan D’Ambrosio. Hackensack,
NJ: World Scientific (ISBN 978-981-4590-56-3/hbk;
978-981-4590-58-7/ebook). Series on Mathematics Education 10, 223-238
(2015).
py: 2015
pu: Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific
la: EN
cc: A30 D10 B10
ut: mathematics education in Guyana; history of mathematics education in
Guyana; educational projects; primary education; improvement of
mathematics education; secondary education; University of Guyana;
interactive radio instruction; Guyana’s regional education
departments
ci:
li: doi:10.1142/9789814590570_0009
ab: Summary: A brief review of the mathematics educational development of a
young nation still forging its identity is presented. Various periods
are examined to determine how mathematics education was cultivated and
changed. Mathematical reform projects that have been implemented are
outlined in an effort to improve the quality of mathematics achievement
in Guyana and its neighbors, Suriname and French Guiana.
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