ERIC Number: ED432445
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
A Science Teacher's Guide to TIMSS. ERIC Digest.
McCann, Wendy Sherman
This digest summarizes the results of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) as they relate to the interests of K-12 science teachers. TIMSS student achievement results for science are presented along with a brief discussion of how to interpret the scores. The findings of the TIMSS curriculum study and their implications are discussed. A summary of the findings related to teaching practices in Japan, Germany, and the United States is featured. Directions for accessing more TIMSS information from ERIC and other sources are also presented. (WRM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers, National Standards, Science Achievement, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Scientific Concepts, Teaching Methods
ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, 1929 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1080.
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, Columbus, OH.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study