Item Details

Attaining Excellence: A TIMSS Resource Kit

prepared by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Research and Improvement
Format
Visual Materials; Government Document
Published
Washington, D.C. : The Dept. ; Pittsburgh, PA : Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1997.
Language
English
Variant Title
Third International Mathematics and Science Study resource kit
TIMSS resource kit
Related Title
Pursuing excellence, a study of U.S. eighth-grade mathematics and science teaching ... in international context.
Pursuing excellence, a study of U.S. fourth-grade mathematics and science teaching in international context.
Pursuing excellence : initial findings
Discussion guide for a video presentation of Pursuing excellence.
Benchmarking to international achievement.
Mathematics achievement in the middle school years.
Science achievement in the middle school years.
Eighth-grade mathematics lessons, U.S., Japan, and Germany (video)
Moderator's guide to eighth-grade mathematics lessons.
Fostering algebraic and geometric thinking
Mathematics program in Japan
Guidebook to examine school curricula
SuDoc Number
ED 1.302:M 42/16/KIT
Contents
  • Guide to the kit (1 text; in maroon folder)
  • Education module: (4 texts, 1 video in green folder) titled: Introduction to TIMSS (Sept. 1997); Pursuing excellence : a study of U.S. eighth grade mathematics and science teaching ...(Nov. 1996); Pursuing excellence : a study of U.S. fourth grade mathematics and science achievement in international context (June 1997); Discussion guide for "A video presentation of pursuing excellence" (Sept. 1997); video: Pursuing excellence : Initial findings ...
  • Achievement module (3 texts in gold folder) titled: Science achievement in the middle school years (Nov. 1996); Mathematics achievement in the middle school years (Nov. 1996); Benchmarking to international achievement (Sept. 1997).
  • Teaching module (3 texts and 1 video in blue/green folder) titled: Fostering algebraic and geometric thinking (July 1997); Mathematics program in Japan (1990 on cover; material last updated 1994); Moderator's guide to eighth-grade mathematics lessons : United States, Japan, and Germany; video: Eighth-grade mathematics lessons : United States, Japan, and Germany
  • Curricula module (1 text in purple folder) titled: Guidebook to examine school curricula (Sept. 1997).
Description
1 kit (12 booklets, 2 video cassettes) : col. charts ; in box (26 x 31 x 22 cm.)
Notes
  • Shipping list no.: 98-0003-S.
  • TIMSS was funded by the National Center for Education Statistics ... and the National Science Foundation.
  • "TIMSS as a starting point to examine: U.S. education, student achievement, teaching, curricula."
  • This kit is divided into 4 modules listing current U.S. findings, comparative overseas findings, and possible futher curricula. While all the modules are useful together, some users may find it helpful to work with particular modules for specific groups. Therefore it is possible to purchase each of the 4 modules separately or individual items from them.
Other Forms
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Technical Details
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    a| Shipping list no.: 98-0003-S.
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    a| TIMSS was funded by the National Center for Education Statistics ... and the National Science Foundation.
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    a| "TIMSS as a starting point to examine: U.S. education, student achievement, teaching, curricula."
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    a| This kit is divided into 4 modules listing current U.S. findings, comparative overseas findings, and possible futher curricula. While all the modules are useful together, some users may find it helpful to work with particular modules for specific groups. Therefore it is possible to purchase each of the 4 modules separately or individual items from them.
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