id: 06509233
dt: a
an: 2015f.00039
au: Ruiz, Ángel
ti: Costa Rica: history and perspectives on mathematics and mathematics
education.
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, 151-192
(2015).
py: 2015
pu: Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific
la: EN
cc: A30 D30 D20 B10
ut: Costa Rica; curriculum reform; history of mathematics; research in
mathematics education
ci:
li: doi:10.1142/9789814590570_0007
ab: Summary: A description of mathematics and its teaching in Costa Rica
beginning in the nineteenth century is presented. It includes
curricula, researchers, and practitioners (with special mention of
foreign influences and individuals), educational institutions, reforms,
and research in mathematics education. Perspectives on a recent
ambitious school mathematics reform are elaborated.
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