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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

65- How Good Are U.S. Students in Math? Fact and Fiction

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
Golden Gate A (Marriott)


Lead Speaker:
Peter Kloosterman
Mark A. Creager

Handouts Kloosterman and Creager.pdf


This session explores the conflicting mathematics results from the TIMSS, PISA, and NAEP assessments over the last fifty years. Examples of assessment items where U.S. students do well and where they struggle will be presented along with options for using assessment items to promote discourse in the classroom.


Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session