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Bulut, Okan; Cutumisu, Maria – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2018
This study examines the data of students from Finland (n = 8,829) and Turkey (n = 4,848) who participated in the 2012 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). The purpose of this study is to discern whether the use and availability of information and communication technologies (ICT) at home and at school have a differential impact on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Technology, Information Technology
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Ilbagi, Esra Azapagasi; Akgun, Levent – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
The purpose of this study is to investigate the mathematical literacy of the 15-year-old students in terms of PISA mathematical literacy questions. The research model of this study is the survey model in the quantitative models. The sample of this study was composed of 1.227 students who received formal education in five different types of schools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High Schools, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Skills
OECD Publishing, 2016
In 2012, 15-year-old students spent over two hours on line each day, on average across OECD countries. The most common online activities among 15-year-olds were browsing the Internet for fun and participating in social networks, with over 70% of students doing one of these every day or almost every day. Students who spent more than six hours per…
Descriptors: Online Searching, Internet, Social Media, Computer Use
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Liu, Ou Lydia; Wilson, Mark – International Journal of Testing, 2009
Differential gender performance in standardized mathematics assessment has long been a heated topic. Gender gaps of varied magnitude have been identified on large-scale assessments in the United States. To continue the investigation, this study examined male and female performance on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2003…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Probability, Gender Differences, Standardized Tests
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Kiray, S. Ahmet; Gok, Bilge; Bozkir, A. Selman – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2015
The purpose of this article is to identify the order of significance of the variables that affect science and mathematics achievement in middle school students. For this aim, the study deals with the relationship between science and math in terms of different angles using the perspectives of multiple causes-single effect and of multiple…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, Information Retrieval, Data Analysis, Middle School Students
Weatherby, Kristen – OECD Publishing, 2016
Every three years, the Programme for International Student Assessment, better known as PISA, evaluates 15-year-old students around the world to determine how well their education system has prepared them for life after compulsory schooling. Once the results are published, the media rush to compare their countries' positions in the international…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, Secondary School Students
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West, Kazuko Ito – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2013
What would be one of the most sensible ways for a country to invest to achieve maximal economic growth? A recent study (Chetty, Friedman, & Rockoff, 2011) by economists at Harvard and Columbia Universities shows that better teacher quality results in significantly higher students' lifetime earnings. And investing in public school teachers…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Public Schools, Foreign Countries, Teacher Effectiveness
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Ulu, Mustafa – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The purpose of this study is to identify primary school students' thinking processes within the mathematical modeling process and the challenges they encounter, if any. This is a basic qualitative research study conducted in a primary school in the city of Kütahya in the academic year of 2015-2016. The study group of the research was composed of…
Descriptors: Mathematical Models, Mathematics Instruction, Grade 4, Elementary School Students
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Sumantri, Mohamad Syarif; Satriani, Retni – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2016
The purpose of this research was to determine the effect of formative testing and self-directed learning on mathematics learning outcomes. The research was conducted at an elementary school in central Jakarta during the 2014/2015 school year. Seventy-two fourth-grade students who were selected using random sampling participated in this study. Data…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Formative Evaluation, Outcomes of Education, Mathematics
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Kramarski, Bracha; Revach, Tali – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2009
This study investigated mathematics teachers' professional knowledge among elementary school teachers exposed to a professional training program that either supported self-regulated learning (SRL) or offered no SRL support (no-SRL). The SRL support was based on the IMPROVE metacognitive self-questioning method that directs students' attention to…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Program Effectiveness, Mathematics Teachers, Elementary School Teachers
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Yang Hansen, Kajsa; Strietholt, Rolf – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2018
International assessments of mathematics have shown persistent and widely intensified socioeconomic inequalities in achievement worldwide over the last decades. Such achievement gaps may partly be due to the differences in students' personal and family characteristics. They may also be attributed to the schooling itself if school systems provide…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Instruction, Achievement Tests
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Fischbach, Antoine; Keller, Ulrich; Preckel, Franzis; Brunner, Martin – Learning and Individual Differences, 2013
The "Programme for International Student Assessment" (PISA) examines the extent to which 15-year-old students who are near the end of compulsory education have acquired some of the competencies essential for participation in the labor market and society. Given that this participation hinges on educational attainment, it is crucial to…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Educational Attainment, Foreign Countries, Compulsory Education
Gillan, Kevin; Mellor, Suzanne; Krakouer, Jacynta – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2017
In 2004 the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) published an Australian Education Review (AER) on Indigenous Education: "The Case for Change: A review of contemporary research on Indigenous education outcomes," AER 47 (Mellor & Corrigan, 2004). In the 13 years since its publication, the state of Indigenous education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Equal Education, Access to Education
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Cadigan, Francoise Jane; Wei, Yichun; Clifton, Rodney A. – Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 2013
Very little Canadian research has examined the academic achievement of private school students. Data from The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2003 were used to examine the achievement of private school students. The study found that private school students outperformed their public school peers. In addition, the students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Assessment, Mathematics Achievement, Private Schools
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Mateju, Petr; Smith, Michael L. – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2015
This article examines gender gaps in academic performance (grades in mathematics and reading) between boys and girls of ninth-grade elementary schools in the Czech Republic. Our analysis is based on 2003 data from the Programme for International Student Assessment, encompassing the academic performance and family background of ninth-grade pupils.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Grade 9, Elementary School Students
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