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Phelps, Richard P. – Evaluation Review, 2001
Describes the education quality control systems for mathematics used by the nine countries that performed best on the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) test. Findings suggest that the more enforced quality control measured used in an education system, the better the students' academic achievement. (Author/SLD)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Instructional Effectiveness, International Education
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House, J. Daniel – International Journal of Instructional Media, 2000
Describes a study that investigated the relationship between student self-beliefs and science achievement using data from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), and examined the generalizability of previous findings for students in a cross-cultural context. Results indicate self-beliefs were associated with higher science…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Correlation, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
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Elmore, Richard F. – Issues in Science and Technology, 1997
Makes recommendations based on the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). Focuses on insights that educators in the United States should glean from an examination of the study. (DDR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education