ERIC Number: ED480804
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Education Statistics Quarterly. Volume 5, Issue 1.
Dillow, Sally, Ed.
Education Statistics Quarterly, v5 n1 2003
This publication provides a comprehensive overview of work done across all parts of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Each issue contains short publications, summaries, and descriptions that cover all NCES publications, data product, and funding opportunities developed over a 3-month period. Each issue also contains a message from the NCES on a timely topic and a featured topic with invited commentary. This issue opens with the "Note from NCES" by Eugene Owen, which discusses the methodology of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). The featured topic is "The TIMSS 1999 Video Study," and this section contains: (1) "Teaching Mathematics in Seven Countries: Results from the TIMSS 1999 Video Study" (James Hiebert, Ronald Gallimore, Helen Garnier, Karen Bogard Givvin, Hilary Hollingsworth, Jennifer Jacobs, Angel Miu-Ying Chui, Diana Wearne, Margaret Smith, Nicole Kersting, Alfred Manaster, Eileen Tseng, Wallace Etterback, Carl Manaster, Patrick Gonzales, and James Stigler); (2) "Invited Commentary: The TIMSS 1999 Video Study and the Reform of Mathematics Teaching" (Thomas J. Cooney); and (3) "Invited Commentary: Lessons Learned from Examining Mathematics Teaching around the World" (Edward A. Silver). The second section, "Early Childhood Education," contains: (4) "Young Children's Access to Computers in the Home and at School in 1999 and 2000" (Amy H. Rathbun and Jerry West); (5) "Prekindergarten in U.S. Public Schools: 2000-20001" (Timothy Smith, Anne Kleiner, Basmat Parsad, and Elizabeth Farris); and (6) "Schools' Use of Assessments for Kindergarten Entrance and Placement: 1998-99" (Naomi Prakhas, Jerry West, and Kristin Denton). The next section, "Elementary and Secondary Education," contains: (7) "The Nation's Report Card: Science 2000" (Christine Y. O' Sullivan, Mary A. Lautko, Wendy S. Grigg, Jiahe Qian, and Jimming Zhang); (8) "Including Special-Needs Students in the NAEP 1998 Reading Assessment, Part 1, Comparison of Overall Results with and without Accommodations" (Anthony D. Lutkus and John Mazzeo); and (9) "Mathematics Teachers' Familiarity with Standards and Their Instructional Practices: 1995 and 1999" (Marisa Burian-Fitzgerald, Daniel J. McGrath, and Valena Plisko). The next section, "Postsecondary Education," contains: (10) "Characteristics of Undergraduate Borrowers: 1999-2000" (Melissa E. Clinedinst, Alisa F. Cunningham, and Jamie P. Merisotis); and (11) "Descriptive Summary of 1995-96 Beginning Postsecondary Students: Six Years Later" (Lutz Berkner, Shirley He, and Emily Forest Cataldi). The final section, "Data Products, Other Publications, and Funding Opportunities," lists these resources. (SLD)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, International Education, International Studies, Mathematics Achievement, Science Achievement, Student Financial Aid, Teaching Methods, Videotape Recordings
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.