Shiqi Li is a professor of mathematics education at the Department of Mathematics and the deputy director of the Research Institute of Mathematics Education at East China Normal University. His research areas are mathematics learning, teaching, and teacher education. He is a coeditor of the book How Chinese Learn Mathematics (2004, World Scientific Publishing Co.). Professor Li has served as president of the China Association of Mathematics Education Research of Teacher Education Institutions.
Jianxin Qi is a Te Ji Jiao Shi and director of Suzhou Research Institute of Education Science. He has worked in several schools for more than 20 years. Mr. Qi is the recipient of numerous awards of excellence from the government of China, including the National Excellent Teacher Award in 1993, the Excellent Young Teacher in Jiangsu Province in 1995, and first-class Su Buqing Mathematics Education Award. He has published more than 100 research papers.
Jianming Wang is a professor of mathematics education and chair of the Department of Mathematics at Beijing Institute of Education. He also serves as vice board-chairman of the Beijing Mathematics Academy. Professor Wang has been responsible for designing the National Standards of High School mathematics of China, and training materials for teachers’ training programs for all kinds of mathematics teachers.
Fang Wei received her BS degree in mathematics education at Soochow University. She has been teaching students aged 13–18 for 14 years and is a master mathematics teacher at Suzhou High School, Jiangsu Province. Ms. Wei has been trained as a mathematics bilingual teacher and works at Suzhou High School ‘A’ Level Centre.
Guoguang Zeng graduated from Beijing Normal University with a major in mathematics in 1993. He then served as a mathematics teacher in Kongjiang High School in Shanghai for 4 years. He went on to East China Normal University, and earned an MS degree in mathematics education in 2000. Mr. Zeng served as head of the Department of Mathematics at Kong Jiang High School, and he is a senior mathematics teacher and director of the division of teaching.
Hongyan Zhao received her BS degree in mathematics education at Hebei Normal University and an MS degree at the Capital Normal University.