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|| TIMSS 1999 International
Findings from IEA's Repeat of the Third
International Mathematics and Science Study at the Eighth Grade
Ina V.S. Mullis, Michael O. Martin, Eugenio J. Gonzalez,
Kelvin D. Gregory, Robert A. Garden, Kathleen M. O'Connor, Steven J. Chrostowski,
Teresa A. Smith
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|Years of formal schooling for the Czech
Republic is 8.
|Lower quarter international benchmark
of achievement (25th percentile) is 396.
|The correct answer is B in Example Item
|Exhibit 6.20 Page 219
||The international average percentage of
students with access to the Internet at home is 19. The international
average percentage of students with access to the Internet at school
is 27 with a standard error of 0.4. The international average percentage
of students who use the World Wide Web to access information for mathematics
projects at least once a month is 10.
|Exhibit R1.13 Page 264
||Slight corrections have been made to the
standard errors for all countries for the average hours students spent
each day playing computer games.
|Exhibit R2.2 Page 269
||The percentage of students in Singapore
whose schools reported that all classes study similar content but
at different levels of difficulty is 0 with a standard error of 0.0.
|Exhibit R2.3 Page 271
||The symbol for the topic "sets, subsets,
union, intersection, venn diagrams" for the Russian Federation is
the one corresponding to "only the most advanced students (10% or
|Exhibit R2.5 Page 273
||The symbol for the topic "simple probabilities
understanding and calculations" for the Czech Republic is the
one corresponding to "only the most advanced students (10% or less)."
|Exhibit R3.8 Page 294
||The standard error for the international
average for the percentage of formally scheduled school time averaged
across students for curriculum planning is 0.2.
| Exhibit D.1
|Corrections were made to all standard
||Jan Van Damme has been added to the list
of individuals acknowledged for Belgium (Flemish).
||Information made available after publication
of the report required that the sampling weights for Belgium (Flemish)
be recomputed. The adjusted sampling weights resulted in slightly
but not significantly different calculations for Belgium (Flemish)
in the following exhibits: Exhibit 1.6, page 43; Exhibit 4.1, page
118; Exhibit 4.2, page 122; Exhibit 4.4, page 124; Exhibit 4.5, page
128; Exhibit 4.7, page 131; Exhibit 4.8, page 134; Exhibit 4.10, page
140; Exhibit 6.7, page 199; Exhibit 6.18, page 217; Exhibit 7.5, page
240; Exhibit R1.3, page 252; Exhibit R1.5, page 254; Exhibit R1.14,
page 265; Exhibit R1.15, page 266; Exhibit R3.11, page 297; Exhibit
R3.17, page 303; Exhibit D.1, page 354; Exhibit D.2, page 355.