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Ozgen, Kemal – Journal of International Education Research, 2013
The aim of this study is to investigate high school student's self-efficacy beliefs in mathematical literacy (ML) and to explore their views on the connections between mathematics and the real world according to their levels of ML self-efficacy beliefs. Both quantitative and qualitative data was collected from 40 high school students. Data…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Mathematics Skills, High School Students, Student Attitudes
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Magen-Nagar, Noga – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2016
The purpose of the current study is to explore the effects of learning strategies on Mathematical Literacy (ML) of students in higher and lower achieving countries. To address this issue, the study utilizes PISA2002 data to conduct a multi-level analysis (HLM) of Hong Kong and Israel students. In PISA2002, Israel was rated 31st in Mathematics,…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, Learning Strategies, Mathematics Achievement, Cross Cultural Studies
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Nizar, Harisman; Putri, Ratu Ilma Indra; Zulkardi – Journal on Mathematics Education, 2018
The objective of this study was to produce valid and practical PISA-like mathematics problems on the content of uncertainty and data using football and table tennis contexts in the 2018 Asian Games. This study also aimed to find out the potential effect of the problems on the tenth-grade students' mathematical literacy capability of the senior…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Grade 10, Secondary School Mathematics
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Thien, Lei Mee – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2016
This study aims to investigate Malaysian students' performance in mathematics literacy from gender and socioeconomic perspectives based on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2009+ and 2012 datasets. The results revealed that girls significantly scored about eight points higher than boys in mathematics literacy in PISA 2012.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, Secondary School Students, International Assessment
Oesterle, Susan, Ed.; Allan, Darien, Ed. – Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group, 2015
This submission contains the Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group (CMESG), held at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. The CMESG is a group of mathematicians and mathematics educators who meet annually to discuss mathematics education issues at all levels of learning. The aims of the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Time Management, Mathematics Instruction, Industry
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Odendahl, Wolfgang – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2017
After consistently bad results in every PISA test (Programme for International Student Assessment) and an accompanying prediction of lack of skills in its future workforce, Germany might be on track for losing out in international competition. Because of PISA's overwhelming marketing presence, its results are a major political influence. The OECD…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Razer, Michal; Mittelberg, David; Ayalon, Snait – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2018
Israeli students ranked in the bottom third of the countries surveyed by PISA 2012 in mathematical literacy, while the gap between the highest and lowest scores was the second largest in the OECD. This paper explores which variables led to disparities in mathematical literacy between different socioeconomic levels and between Israeli Arabs and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Achievement Tests, International Assessment
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Ayieko, Rachel A.; Gokbel, Elif N.; Nelson, Bryan – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2017
This study uses the 2011 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study to investigate the relationships among students' and teachers' computer use, and eighth-grade students' mathematical reasoning in three high-achieving nations: Finland, Chinese Taipei, and Singapore. The study found a significant negative relationship in all three…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Mathematics Achievement
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Samo, Damianus D.; Darhim; Kartasasmita, Bana – International Education Studies, 2017
The purpose of this research is to develop contextual mathematical thinking learning model which is valid, practical and effective based on the theoretical reviews and its support to enhance higher-order thinking ability. This study is a research and development (R & D) with three main phases: investigation, development, and implementation.…
Descriptors: Mathematical Logic, Thinking Skills, Middle School Students, Foreign Countries
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Gökbulut, Yasin; Eren, Zeynep – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
In this research, the effect of using learning logs in the learning of length subjects of primary school fourth graders was investigated. The study group was composed of 35 state primary school students, determined by an easily accessible sampling method in the province of Tokat in 2014-2015 academic years. The method of the study is an…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Foreign Countries, Reflection
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Andrews, Paul – Comparative Education Review, 2013
This article offers a qualitative analysis of videotaped mathematics lessons taught by four teachers in a provincial university city in Finland. My study is framed not only by Finnish success on Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) but also by the objectives of current mathematics education reform, which are consistent with PISA's…
Descriptors: Numeracy, Foreign Countries, Video Technology, Educational Change
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Thiel, Oliver – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2012
The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) has proved that in Germany the impact that socio-economic background has on 15-year-old pupils' achievement is stronger than in other countries. The Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) showed that the correlation is less with 10-year-old children, but is still apparent.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Status, Nursery Schools, Preschool Children
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Sami, Fary – MathAMATYC Educator, 2012
During the last 20 years, there has been an increasing awareness that the U.S. is falling behind in its mathematics education of primary and secondary school students. For those who teach mathematics at the community college level, the deficiencies in mathematics education are painfully evident by the number of students requiring remedial math…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Community Colleges
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Arikan, Serkan; van de Vijver, Fons J. R.; Yagmur, Kutlay – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2017
Lower reading and mathematics performance of Turkish immigrant students as compared to mainstream European students could reflect differential learning outcomes, differential socioeconomic backgrounds of the groups, differential mainstream language proficiency, and/or test bias. Using PISA reading and mathematics scores of these groups, we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Ireson, Gren – Educational Studies, 2017
Differences in gender equality based on social, political and economic factors is cited, by some writers, as a contributory factor in the differentially greater achievement of boys in STEM subjects through the concept of gender stratification. Gender differences, especially in mathematics, have been linked directly to gender parity in wider…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Gender Bias, STEM Education, Gender Differences
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