Archive for January, 2007
The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is carried out by the nations of the OECD. The mathematics assessment “uses a concept of mathematical literacy that is concerned with the capacity of students to analyse, reason and communicate effectively as they pose, solve and interpret mathematical problems in a variety of situations involving quantitative, spatial, probabilistic or [...]
Standards-based Mathematics Curricula and Secondary Students’ Performance on Standardized Achievement Tests
By Michael R. Harwell, Thomas R. Post et al. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, January 2007, Volume 38, Issue 1, Pages 71 – 101 Abstract (from article): The current study examined the mathematical achievement of high school studentsenrolled for 3 years in one of three NSF funded Standards-based curricula (IMP,CMIC, MMOW).