Mathematics Benchmarking Report TIMSS 1999–Eighth Grade




REFERENCE 3: Teachers and Instruction


Exhibit R3.1 Teachers' Confidence in Their Preparation to Teach Mathematics Topics

Exhibit R3.2 Shortages of Teachers Qualified to Teach Mathematics Affecting Capacity to Provide Instruction

Exhibit R3.3 Percentage of Students Whose Mahtematics Teachers Agree or Strongly Agree with Statements About the Nature of Mathematics and Mathematics Teaching

Exhibit R3.4 Percentage of Students Whose Mathematics Teachers Think Particular Abilities Are Very Important for Students' Success in Mathematics in School

Exhibit R3.5 How Teachers Spend Their Formally Scheduled School Time

Exhibit R3.6 Average Number of Instructional Days in the School Year

Exhibit R3.7 Asking students to Do Problem-Solving Activities or Computation During Mathematics Lessons

Exhibit R3.8 Students Using Things from Everyday Life in Solving Mathematics Problems

Exhibit R3.9 Students' Reports on Frequency of Calculator Use in Mathematics Class

Exhibit R3.10 Ways in Which Calculators Are Used

Exhibit R3.11 Amount of Mathematics Homework

Exhibit R3.12 Assigning Mathematics Homework Based on Projects and Investigations

Exhibit R3.13 Frequency of Having a Quiz or Test in Mathematics Classs



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