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Travers, Kenneth J.; Westbury, Ian – 1989
Between 1980 and 1982, the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) Second International Mathematics Study (SIMS) collected data on mathematics curricula, teaching practices, and achievement from samples of students, teachers, and schools in 18 countries. This material is a technical supplement describing the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, International Programs, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Curriculum
Givvin, Karen B.; And Others – 1996
This study investigated the nature and validity of teacher judgments about student motivation as part of a project related to the teaching of mathematics. The study examined: (1) the degree of correlation between teachers' and students' assessments of students' motivation regarding mathematical topics; (2) the stability of teachers' and students'…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Correlation, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Students
Mounts, Deborah Davis – 1986
Using ethnographic research design, this study documents educational/social consequences of international migration on children of migrant farmworkers traveling between home bases in Villa Mendoza and Acuitzeramo, Mexico, and French Camp, California. The study reviews conditions faced in school (racial isolation, language minority status,…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Classroom Environment, Comparative Analysis, Educational Discrimination