1998．第26卷第1期（Vol. 26 No. 1）．pp. 131148
The Trend of Mathematics Curriculum Development in Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, and Taiwan
This paper reviews the development of mathematics curricula in Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. It was found that the mathematics curricula in all three areas were developed under a centralized system and are influenced by the traditional culture of China. On the other hand, teaching at the classroom level is shaped by textbooks. Recently, the mathematics curricula in all three areas are moving towards everybody mathematics, more flexibility in content selection, catering to the studentss ability, and the more use of calculators and computers in teaching.