ERIC Number: ED469076
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Lessons from the World: What TIMSS Tells Us about Mathematics Achievement, Curriculum, and Instruction. Educational Issues Policy Brief.
American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC.
This document presents information on the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), briefly reviews how the study was conducted, and summarizes the findings concerning student achievement. The policies and practices that appear to enable high achievement in math and science and that suggest important policy direction for the U.S. are discussed. (KHR)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Education, Performance Tests
American Federation of Teachers, Educational Issues Department, 555 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001. For full text: http://www.aft.org/edissues/downloads/Policy10.pdf.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study