Reads one headline in the Telegraph. Obsession over Shanghai’s ‘formula’ was sparked by their, literally, outstanding PISA test results; coming top in maths, reading and science. Roughly normalised, the numbers look something like this:
1st Shanghai 100
26th UK 80
65th Peru 60
Sample PISA maths questions can be found here.
Shanghai’s mathematics education is world-beating, according to PISA test scores
Katie Ashford recently did some reading on the topic, and put together this rather handy summary which I’ve personally found insightful.
So here’s how they do it in Shanghai, according to the: Report on International Maths Research Programme China 2014
(Thank you Katie…
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