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Highlights From the TIMSS 1999 Video Study of Eighth-Grade Mathematics Teaching
Introduction

Similarities Across Countries

Differences Across Countries

Conclusions

References

PDF File of Complete Report


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Beaton, A., Mullis, I.V.S., Martin, M.O., Gonzalez, E.J., Kelly, D.L., and Smith, T.A. (1996). Mathematics Achievement in the Middle School Years: IEA's Third International Mathematics and Science Study. Chestnut Hill, MA: Boston College.

Hiebert, J., Gallimore, R., Garnier, H., Givvin, K.B., Hollingsworth, H., Jacobs, J., Chiu, A.M.-Y., Wearne, D., Smith, M., Kersting, N., Manaster, A., Tseng, E., Etterbeek, W., Manaster, C., Gonzales, P., and Stigler, J. (2003). Teaching Mathematics in Seven Countries: Results From the TIMSS 1999 Video Study (NCES 2003-013). U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics.

Jacobs, J., Garnier, H., Gallimore, R., Hollingsworth, H., Givvin, K.B., Rust, K., Kawanaka, T., Smith, M., Wearne, D., Manaster, A., Etterbeek, W., Hiebert, J., and Stigler, J.W. (forthcoming). TIMSS 1999 Video Study Technical Report: Volume 1: Mathematics Study. U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics.

Stigler, J.W., Gonzales, P., Kawanaka, T., Knoll, S., and Serrano, A. (1999). The TIMSS Videotape Classroom Study: Methods and Findings From an Exploratory Research Project on Eighth-Grade Mathematics Instruction in Germany, Japan, and the United States. (NCES 1999-074). U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics.

Stigler, J.W. and Hiebert, J. (1999). The Teaching Gap: Best Ideas From the World's Teachers for Improving Education in the Classroom. New York: Free Press.

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