The Success of French New Math Education in Secondary Schools

New Math  education is successful in France but failed miserably in the U. S. (1960s) because of ONE simple reason: Math teacher’s quality and quantity.

In France, each year the best of the undergraduate Math students are selected via the CONCOURS for Ecole Normale  Supérieure – the Top university in France, and the World’s BEST incubator for Fields Medalists.

Below is a report by a Chinese Math educator studying the French Math Education success:






法国中学数学教材的特色 (The unique characteristics of French Secondary School New Math Syllabus)

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