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American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, 6(9), 1312-1317
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-9-11
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The Latest Characteristics of Mathematics Education Reform of Compulsory Education Stage in China

Yufeng Guo1, Edward A.Silver2 and Zezhong Yang3,

1School of Mathematical Sciences, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China

2School of Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, United States

3School of Mathematics and Statistics, Shandong Normal University, Jinan, China

Pub. Date: September 28, 2018

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Yufeng Guo, Edward A.Silver and Zezhong Yang. The Latest Characteristics of Mathematics Education Reform of Compulsory Education Stage in China. American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(9):1312-1317. doi: 10.12691/education-6-9-11


The mathematics reform of basic education in China has attracted worldwide attention. Based on the new edition of mathematics curriculum standards of compulsory education stage issued by the Ministry of education in 2011, this paper illustrates the overall framework of China's basic mathematics education reform, analyzes the characteristics of the curriculum objectives, curriculum implementation, and teaching suggestions, especially the part about the mathematics problem-solving. The aim of this study is to promote a comprehensive understanding of mathematics education researchers to the new round of mathematics education reform in China and to enhance the deep communication between Chinese mathematics education and the world mathematics education.

mathematics curriculum standards reform problem-solving

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