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The Reform of Mathematical and Science Teaching in Germany1

Nature volume 85, page 125 (24 November 1910) | Download Citation



THE revolt against formal culture which characterised mathematical instruction has within the last decade produced a large bibliography in English, French, and German, and inspired systematic inquiry into possible and needful reform. The movement been assisted in Germany by an extension of the privileges of the Gymnasium to the Realgymnasium and the Oberrealschule, which in time may share the prestige of the Gymnasium and win for the exact sciences a place ebenbürtig with the classics.

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