Professor pushes for adoption of South Korean texts in US

On a visit to South Korea 14 years ago, an American professor was so impressed with the maths curriculum there that she brought home South Korean textbooks and had them translated into English. She has been urging US schools to use them in class ever since. However, while US officials have adopted some maths practices and texts from Singapore and Japan, Janice Grow-Maienza says she has found that school officials have little interest in the South Korean texts.

View Full Article in:

Education Week (premium article access compliments of EdWeek.org)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Research Scientist
NWEA
Portland, OR
Instructional Designer, ESL
Imagine Learning, Inc.
Provo, UT
Account Executive, National Accounts
NWEA
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Instructional Specialist
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA
Senior Associate, School Turnaround
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA