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TIMSS Report – Maths And Science, Teaching Science

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TIMSS Report – Maths And Science Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study The TIMSS Report for 2011 states: “…there are serious concerns with respect to primary school teachers’ level of science and mathematics training, and some teachers’ confidence and capacity to deliver lessons in these areas.”  It refers to Australian primary school teachers. The […]

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Technology Teachers And Myths, Teaching

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TECHNOLOGY TEACHERS AND MYTHS Technology teachers, their education websites and journals frequently portray teaching methods of the pre-internet era as ‘obsolete’. Teachers still use pre-internet teaching methods. And all are savagely criticized as outdated. Examples of these views can be found at this website. Here is the link: https://educationtechnologysolutions.com.au What is ‘obsolete’ in their view […]

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PIRLS 2016 Reading Literacy, Australia

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PIRLS 2016 Reading Literacy Australia PIRLS 2016 Reading Literacy results has some telling results. This table lists the percentage of Grade 4 students reaching the Advanced Benchmark at the top end and those NOT reaching even the Low Benchmark at the bottom end. Singapore                        […]

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PIRLS 2016 Reading Test, What It Tells Us

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 PIRLS 2016 Reading Test  What It Tells Us PIRLS stands for Progress in International Reading Literacy Study. Many western nations participate as well as Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa, some Middle Eastern nations, and the Russian Federation. In regard to the Russian Federation’s outstanding performance on the Grade 4 test, I have recently learned that […]

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