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Friday, October 25 • 13:15 - 14:30
Exploring Similarities and Differences: Teaching and Learning Elementary Mathematics in China

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What can we learn from examining the teaching and learning processes in typical Chinese (Shanghai) mathematics classes? We will share our experiences working with students and teachers in China, present examples of authentic classroom instruction in Shanghai, engage participants in a discussion on the apparent similarities and differences, and identify areas where further exploration and collaboration may be helpful.

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avatar for Leslee Francis Pelton

Leslee Francis Pelton

Presenter, University of Victoria
Leslee Francis Pelton is an associate professor at the University of Victoria, where she teaches classes on mathematics pedagogy and educational technology. Research interests include: creating and evaluating educational apps; and the use of appropriate technologies to engage students... Read More →
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Tim Pelton

Associate Professor, University of Victoria
Tim Pelton is an associate professor at the University of Victoria, where he teaches classes on mathematics pedagogy for elementary and middle schools and educational technology generally. Research interests include: creating and evaluating educational apps; and using appropriate... Read More →



Friday October 25, 2019 13:15 - 14:30
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