TIMSS 2011 International Results in Science
The TIMSS 2011 International Results in Science summarizes fourth and eighth grade student achievement in each of the 63 countries and 14 benchmarking entities which participated in TIMSS 2011. The report includes trends in science achievement over time for participants in the previous TIMSS 1995, 1999, 2003, and 2007 assessments, as well as student performance at the TIMSS International Benchmarks. Achievement results also are presented for science content and cognitive domains. The Science Report provides a rich array of information which describes the educational contexts for science, including home environment support, students' backgrounds and attitudes toward science, the science curriculum, teachers' education and training, classroom characteristics and activities, and school contexts for science learning and instruction.
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- Front Matter
- Executive Summary
- Chapter 1: International Achievement in Science
- Chapter 2: Performance at the TIMSS 2011 International Benchmarks
- Chapter 3: International Student Achievement in the TIMSS Science Content and Cognitive Domains
- Chapter 4: Home Environment Support for Science Achievement
- Chapter 5: School Resources for Teaching Science
- Chapter 6: School Climate
- Chapter 7: Teacher Preparation
- Chapter 8: Classroom Instruction
- Appendix A: Countries Participating in TIMSS 2011 and in Earlier TIMSS Assessments
- Appendix B: Characteristics of the Items in the TIMSS 2011 Science Assessment
- Appendix C: Population Coverage and Sample Participation Rates
- Appendix D: Percentage of Students with Achievement Too Low for Estimation
- Appendix E: Average Percent Correct in the Science Content and Cognitive Domains
- Appendix F: The Test-Curriculum Matching Analysis—Science
- Appendix G: Percentiles and Standard Deviations of Science Achievement
- Appendix H: Organizations and Individuals Responsible for TIMSS 2011
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