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Learning maths in China - interview with Jingwen Wu - part 1

Learning maths in China - interview with Jingwen Wu

To give some direct insight in the practicalities of Asian mathematics classrooms, we have interviewed two Chinese colleagues about being a learner of mathematics in a Chinese primary school.

These interviews are quite long so have been divided into shorter sections (rather than edited), so that you can hear authentic descriptions and experiences of learning maths in China.

After these two videos, we will we ask you to consider and share what you think are the key features of Chinese mathematics classrooms. Finally, we will summarise these key features.

In this first interview we talk with Jingwen Wu.

Jingwen is a Chinese PhD student studying in the Southampton Education School at University of Southampton. Grown up in Chongqing, the municipality in Southwest China, Jingwen received typical Chinese primary and secondary education in public schools. From the perspective of a student, she is going to share her own experiences of the primary mathematics classroom and stories from her niece and nephew, who are currently both in Grade 3 in China.

This is part 1 of the interview.

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