Grade 4 kids in Ontario are lagging behind counterparts in Kazakhstan, Lithuania and 25 other jurisdictions in math, putting them in the middle of the pack in a 2015 global study of math and science.
As usual, the Singapore Math program came #1!!
|Education system||Average score||s.e.|
|TIMSS scale centerpoint||5||0.0|
|Korea, Rep. of||608||2.2|
|United States1, 2||539||2.3|
|Canada 1, 2, 6||511||2.3|
This post is an interesting essay about teaching in a Canadian school (Nova Scotia)
Here is a tweet from Georges Vanier School in upscale Kanata. Apparently, a “great discussion”. Inability to spell the word “life” and actually write sentences! GRADE 6!!!!
Grade 6s were writing today about what they think the 10 Commandments are. We had some great discussion. https://t.co/dSmPv0dpAs
Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/ahudson_ocsb/status/804118482627530752