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ERIC Number: ED512107
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 84
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Taking the Lead in Science Education: Forging Next-Generation Science Standards. International Science Benchmarking Report. Appendix
Achieve, Inc.
This appendix accompanies the report "Taking the Lead in Science Education: Forging Next-Generation Science Standards. International Science Benchmarking Report," a study conducted by Achieve to compare the science standards of 10 countries. This appendix includes the following: (1) PISA and TIMSS Assessment Rankings; (2) Courses and Levels Included in Analysis; (3) Categories and Topics Included in Country Standards by Discipline; (4) Interdisciplinary Themes: Singapore--"Interaction"; (5) Comparison of the Treatment of "ENERGY [Heat and Electricity]" in Primary, Lower Secondary and Upper Secondary; (6) Acquiring Skills of Inquiry: Hong Kong--"Investigative Study"; (7) The Incorporation of Mathematics: Singapore--"Upper Secondary Higher 1 Physics"; (8) Alignment of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment; (9) Connecting Standards with Assessment; and (10) Scientific Inquiry/Research Skills, and Technological Problem-Solving Skills Continua in Ontario, Canada. (Contains 17 footnotes.) [For the accompanying report, see ED512106.]
Achieve, Inc. 1775 Eye Street NW Suite 410, Washington, DC 20006. Tel: 202-419-1540; Fax: 202-828-0911; Web site: http://www.achieve.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Achieve, Inc.
Identifiers - Location: Canada; Hong Kong; Singapore
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Program for International Student Assessment