Publications

Books

Miao, Z., & Reynolds, D. (2018). The effectiveness of mathematics teaching in primary schools: Lessons from England and China. Routledge.

Articles

Miao, Z., Reynolds, D., Harris, A., & Jones, M. (2015). Comparing performance: A cross-national investigation into the teaching of mathematics in primary classrooms in England and China. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 35(3), 392-403. 

Fan, L., Zhu, Y., & Miao, Z. (2013). Textbook research in mathematics education: Development status and direction. ZDM – The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 45(5), 633-646.

Book Chapters

Reynolds, D., Kelly, A., Harris, A., Jones, M., Adams, D., Miao, Z., & Bokhove, C. (2020). Extending educational effectiveness: A critical review of research approaches in international effectiveness research, and proposals to improve them. In: Hall J., Lindorff A., & Sammons P. (Eds.) International perspectives in educational effectiveness research. Springer.

Reynolds, D., Caldwell, B., Cruz, R. M., Miao, Z., Murillo, J., Mugendawala, H., . . . Ramon, M. R. R. (2015). Comparative educational research. In C. Chapman, D. Muijs, D. Reynolds, P. Sammons, & C. Teddlie (Eds.), The Routledge international handbook of educational effectiveness and improvement (pp. 246-282). Routledge.

Fan, L., Miao, Z., & Mok, I. A. C. (2015). How Chinese teachers teach mathematics and pursue their professional development: Perspectives from contemporary international research. In L. Fan, N. Y. Wong, J. Cai, & S. Li (Eds.), How Chinese teach mathematics: Perspectives from insiders (pp. 43-70). World Scientific.

Conference Papers

Miao, Z., Reynolds, D., & Bokhove, C. (2021, July 12-18). First voyage of the integrated paradigm: The case of an international study on effective mathematics teaching [Paper presentation]. The 14th International Congress on Mathematics Education (ICME), Shanghai, China. https://www.icme14.org/

Miao, Z., & Reynolds, D. (2018, January 8-12). Improving mathematics teaching in primary schools: A review of studies utilising the value-added approach (1960-2017) [Paper presentation]. The 31st Annual Conference of International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI), Singapore.

Miao, Z., & Reynolds, D. (2015, September 15-17). Uncovering classroom-level factors for the performance gap in mathematics between England and China: a synthesis of results and findings from an international teacher effectiveness study [Paper presentation]. The Annual Conference of British Educational Research Association (BERA), Belfast, GB.

Martin, H., Gallacher, A., & Miao, Z. (2015, September 15-17). Children’s mathematical reasoning: Scottish schools and the state of play [Paper presentation]. The Annual Conference of British Educational Research Association (BERA), Belfast, GB.

Martin, H., Gallacher, A., & Miao, Z. (2015, June 10-12). A review of literature on mathematics educational research in Scotland (1960-2015) [Paper presentation]. The First IMA International Conference on Barriers and Enablers to Learning Maths, Glasgow, GB.

Miao, Z.& Reynolds, D. (2014, September 23-25). The effectiveness of mathematics teaching: A cross-national investigation in primary schools in England and China [Paper presentation]. The Annual Conference of British Educational Research Association (BERA), London, GB.

Miao, Z., & Reynolds, D. (2014, August 27-29). A comparative study on the effectiveness of mathematics teaching in England and China [Paper presentation]. The European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) SIG 18 Conference, Southampton, GB.

Invited Posts

Miao, Z., & Reynolds, D. (2017). How does the Chinese maths teaching function in the class? BBC My Perfect Country Blog. Reposted: HERE

Miao, Z., & Reynolds, D. (2015, November 2). Effectiveness of mathematics teaching: The truth about China and England. BERA (British Educational Research Association) Bloghttps://www.bera.ac.uk/blog/effectiveness-of-mathematics-teaching-the-truth-about-china-and-england

Miao, Z., & Reynolds, D. (2014, September 26). Why China teaches children maths so well. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/how-china-teaches-children-maths-so-well-32052