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Cooney, Thomas J. – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2003
The report on the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) Video Study of mathematics teaching demonstrates the complexity of teaching as it provides lessons about conservatism and the role of reform in mathematics teaching. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Foreign Countries, Grade 8, Junior High School Students
Silver, Edward A. – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2003
The information in "Teaching Mathematics in Seven Countries" will be useful to researchers and designers of educational interventions. For particular interest is that no single method of mathematics instruction was observed in all the high-performing countries. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Foreign Countries, Grade 8, Junior High School Students
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Papanastasiou, Constantinos – Educational Research and Evaluation: An International Journal on Theory and Practice, 2002
Introduces the articles of this theme issue, which cover a wide variety of questions and problems relevant to research using findings of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). The articles have in common that most try to determine the degree to which certain factors influence student achievement. The focus is on five…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, International Education
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Kuiper, Wilmad; Plomp, Tjeerd – Studies in Educational Evaluation, 2001
This special issue focuses on findings from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) from Germany, South Africa, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. It consists of five contributions covering a variety of topics and research methodologies. Some articles are primarily descriptive; others focus on relational analyses. (SLD)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, International Education
Cozzens, Margaret B.; Fuhrman, Susan H. – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2001
Reviewing the results of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study-Repeat (TIMSS-R) shows that U.S. eighth graders are about average in mathematics and science when compared to students in other countries. The primary lesson from the TIMSS-R is that children learn what they are taught. (SLD)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Foreign Countries, Grade 8, International Education
Baker, David P. – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2001
Discusses the strengths of the Third International Mathematics Study (TIMSS) and the TIMSS--Repeat (TIMSS-R) and considers the impact of this impressive achievement in international cooperation that will enhance the level of information about schooling in the United States and elsewhere. (SLD)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Foreign Countries, International Education, International Studies