Assessing Mathematical Literacy: The PISA Experience by Kaye Stacey,Ross Turner

By Kaye Stacey,Ross Turner

This booklet describes the layout, improvement, supply and impression of the math evaluation for the OECD Programme for overseas pupil overview (PISA). First, the origins of PISA’s inspiration of mathematical literacy are mentioned, highlighting the underlying topics of arithmetic as guidance for all times after tuition and mathematical modelling of the true international, and clarifying PISA’s place inside this a part of the maths schooling territory. The PISA arithmetic framework is brought as an important milestone within the improvement and dissemination of those rules. The underlying mathematical expertise on which mathematical literacy so strongly relies are defined, in addition to a scheme to take advantage of them in merchandise production and research. the improvement and implementation of the PISA survey and the implications for the results are completely mentioned. other kinds of things for either paper-based and computer-based PISA surveys are exemplified via many publicly published goods in addition to information of scoring. the unconventional survey of the chance scholars have needed to examine the maths promoted via PISA is defined. The publication concludes via surveying overseas influence. It offers viewpoints of arithmetic educators on how PISA and its constituent rules and strategies have motivated educating and studying practices, curriculum preparations, overview practices, and the academic debate extra normally in fourteen countries.

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