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Unformatted text preview: Profke, 1 Mathematics Teaching in Germany after TIMSS and PISA Mathematics Teaching in Germany after TIMSS and PISA Lothar Profke Institut fr Didaktik der Mathematik JustusLiebigUniversitt Gieen Lothar Profke Institut fr Didaktik der Mathematik JustusLiebigUniversitt Gieen Download http://www.unigiessen.de/mathdidaktik/ Download http://www.unigiessen.de/mathdidaktik/ Profke, 2 Better a bad mark in mathematics than no personal touch! In German there is a play on words: Note stands both for school mark and for (personal) touch. Profke, 3 Preliminary Remarks Preliminary Remarks List of contents Some mathematics problems from TIMSS and PISA What shall we want with mathematics teaching? Mathematical literacy Chance of success Mathematics teaching after TIMSS and PISA Training of (mathematics) teachers Summary Mathematics teaching after TIMSS and PISA = Mathematics teaching before TIMSS and PISA in a bad and in a good sense List of contents Some mathematics problems from TIMSS and PISA What shall we want with mathematics teaching? Mathematical literacy Chance of success Mathematics teaching after TIMSS and PISA Training of (mathematics) teachers Summary Mathematics teaching after TIMSS and PISA = Mathematics teaching before TIMSS and PISA in a bad and in a good sense Profke, 4 Preliminary Remarks Preliminary Remarks Why such a panic (in Germany) because of German students doing badly in tests or ranked only in the midfield? Since a long time we know that mathematics teaching has only a bad outcome: In Math I always was poor. (title of a book from A. Beutelspacher) Here I present my personal view: in fact well founded but not the opinion of the majority of the mathematics educators (in Germany) and by several assigned to Black Pedagogy . Why such a panic (in Germany) because of German students doing badly in tests or ranked only in the midfield? Since a long time we know that mathematics teaching has only a bad outcome: In Math I always was poor. (title of a book from A. Beutelspacher) Here I present my personal view: in fact well founded but not the opinion of the majority of the mathematics educators (in Germany) and by several assigned to Black Pedagogy . Profke, 5 1 Mathematics Problems from TIMSS and PISA 1 Mathematics Problems from TIMSS and PISA TIMSS PISA Queries TIMSS PISA Queries Profke, 6 1 Mathematics problems from TIMSS and PISA: TIMSS (1) 1 Mathematics problems from TIMSS and PISA: TIMSS (1) TIMSS (Third International Mathematics and Science Study) explored in TIMSS II: Which mathematics do German students know at the end of grades 7 and 8?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course MATH 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at BYU.
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