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

NCES 2006-017
April 2006

References

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Roth, K.J., Druker, S.L., Garnier, H., Lemmens, M., Chen, C., Kawanaka, T., Rasmussen, D., Trubacova, S., Warvi, D., Okamoto, Y., Gonzales, P., Stigler, J., and Gallimore, R. (2006). Teaching Science in Five Countries: Results From the TIMSS 1999 Video Study. (NCES 2006-011). U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics.

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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.

To obtain a single free copy of the complete report from which this brochure was developed (NCES 2006-011), including a CD-ROM with videoclips, call toll free 1-877-4ED-PUBS; or order online at http://nces.ed.gov/timss, contact the TIMSS customer service number (202-502-7421), or send an e-mail (iap@ed.gov).

Content contact: Patrick Gonzales

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