By William H. Schmidt, Senta A. Raizen, Edward D. Britton, W.H. Schmidt, S. Raizen, E.D. Britton, Leonard J. Bianchi, Richard G. Wolfe
Which targets and criteria advisor technology schooling around the global? this primary document of the 3rd foreign arithmetic and technological know-how learn (TIMSS) explores this query via analyzing the wealthy facts gathered within the TIMSS Curriculum research. it is a learn with out precedent in scale or aspect. It contains an exhaustive, page-by-page stock of technological know-how content material and different pedagogical features amassed from thousands of textbooks and curriculum publications from virtually 50 nations. those facts record many very important good points of those international locations' arithmetic schooling curricula. The ebook examines vital positive factors of curriculum coverage around the TIMSS international locations, particularly the position of textbooks and curriculum publications. It additionally portrays similarities and ameliorations in technological know-how curricula within the succession of ambitions throughout grades. also, it info features of the technological know-how curriculum as embodied in textbooks and curriculum courses meant for pick out grades. This booklet can be of curiosity to an individual all in favour of technological know-how schooling criteria, curriculum coverage, cross-national academic comparisons, and technology pedagogy.