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Title Lessons learned [electronic resource] : what international assessments tell us about math achievement / Tom Loveless, editor.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2007.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description ix, 275 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : secondary analysis of data from international assessments / Tom Loveless -- TIMSS in perspective : lessons learned from IEA's four decades of international mathematics assessments / Ina V. S. Mullis and Michael O. Martin -- Understanding causal influences on educational achievement through analysis of differences over time within countries / Jan-Eric Gustafsson -- Lack of focus in the the mathematics curriculum : symptom or cause? / William H. Schmidt and Richard T. Houang -- U.S. algebra performance in an international context / Jeremy Kilpatrick, Vilma Mesa, and Finbarr Sloane -- What can TIMSS surveys tell us about mathematics reforms in the United States during the 1990s? / Laura S. Hamilton and José Felipe Martínez -- School size and student achievement in TIMSS 2003 / Gabriela Schütz -- Examining educational technology and achievement through latent variable modeling / Elena C. Papanastasiou and Efi Paparistodemou -- Comparisons between PISA and TIMSS--are we the man with two watches? / Dougal Hutchison and Ian Schagen.
Summary "Examines student performance in mathematics, using the Trends in Mathematics and Science Study database to address pressing questions about school policy and educational research, including major lessons learned from TIMSS testing, comparison of math curricula across nations, effect of technology in the classroom, and progress of popular math reforms abroad"--Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement -- Examinations.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- Evaluation -- Databases.
Mathematical ability -- Testing -- Databases.
Mathematics teachers -- Evaluation -- Databases.
Science -- Study and teaching -- Evaluation -- Databases.
Science teachers -- Evaluation -- Databases.
Science -- Ability testing -- Databases.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Loveless, Tom, 1954-
TIMSS International Study Center.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780815753346 (cloth : alk. paper)
0815753349 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780815753339 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0815753330 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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