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Bracey, Gerald W. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2003
Describes five types of curriculum differentiation identified in tracking research based on analysis of case study databases of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study. Case studies include interviews with educators, parents, and students in Germany, Japan, and the United States. Compares parental influence on student tracking…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Hartel, Hermann – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2000
Discusses xyZET, a simulation program that allows 3D-space in numerous experiments in basic mechanics and electricity and was developed to support physics teaching. Tests course material for 11th grade at German high schools under classroom conditions and reports on their stability and effectiveness. (Contains 15 references.) (Author/YDS)
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education, Foreign Countries, Grade 11
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Forgione, Pascal; Nohara, David; Welch, Christine; Salganik, Laura – Science Teacher, 2000
Describes the purpose of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and analyzes the results of the study. First published in 1999. (YDS)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Education