TIMSS 2007 Encyclopedia: A Guide to Mathematics and Science Education Around the World, Volumes 1 and 2. Edited by Mullis, I.V.S., Martin, M.O., Olson, J.F., Berger, D.R., Milne, D., and Stanco, G.M. (2008). Chestnut Hill, MA: TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, Boston College. The TIMSS 2007 Encyclopedia describes the national contexts for teaching and learning in mathematics and science education in the countries that participated in TIMSS 2007. Nearly all of the TIMSS 2007 participants prepared a chapter summarizing: the structure of their education systems; the mathematics and science curricula and instruction in primary and secondary grades; the teacher education requirements; and the types of examinations and assessments employed.
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