Blogs by Stuart Shaw

Telling the story of maths education in England and the United States

by Nicky Rushton, Dominika Majewska & Stuart Shaw, 08 November 2022
US and UK country map silhouettes with flags with circular arrows pointing to and from each country

As we might expect, there are both similarities and differences in mathematics teaching in England and the US. If we want to understand the differences, it is useful to look at the way that mathematics has been taught in the past and how such teaching has influenced teaching today. In this blog and the accompanying time lines we explore the main events and influences in mathematics education in the two countries.

Stuart Shaw

Stuart Shaw
Educational Researcher and Consultant, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge