ERIC Number: EJ618859
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Preparing for the 21st Century: The Status of Quantitative Literacy in the United States.
Wilkins, Jesse L. M.
School Science and Mathematics, v100 n8 p405-18 Dec 2000
Articulates and operationalizes a framework for investigating the level of quantitative literacy in the United States. Uses data from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) to document the level of quantitative literacy in the U.S. Indicates that students fall short in their understanding of the nature of mathematics and the ability to apply their content knowledge to everyday situations. (Contains 46 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study