Canadian Educated Students Rank High in Problem Solving

Canadian Educated Students Rank High in Problem Solving

Canadian teens ranked first among their English-speaking peers on an international test of problem-solving abilities that will add fuel to the debate around provincial math curriculums.

Results released Tuesday by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) shows that Canadian 15-year-olds ranked seventh in problem-solving, behind Asian countries such as Singapore and Korea, but ahead of Finland, Australia and the United Kingdom. The assessment tested students’ cognitive skills in “creative problem solving” in all subject areas, including math, science and reading.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/education/canadian-students-rank-high-in-problem-solving/article17753280/

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