Comparing Standards Internationally: Research and Practice in Mathematics and Beyond

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Barbara Jaworski, David Phillips
Symposium, 1999 - Education - 207 pages
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This book is devoted to analysis of the issues surrounding major cross-national studies of educational attainment, especially in mathematics. It is concerned with many of the implications of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and includes contributions from internationally renowned scholars. It will be of considerable interest to all involved in the interpretation of the findings of major international surveys of attainment. 

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Contents

T Neville Postlethwaite Overview of Issues
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S J Prais How Did English Schools and Pupils Really Perform
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James W Stigler James Hiebert Understanding
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