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DEVELOPING PISA-like MATHEMATICS TASKS FOR INVESTIGATING INDONESIAN STUDENTS’ PROFILE OF MATHEMATICAL LITERACY

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Ahmad Wachidul Kohar, Zulkardi

The results of the latest PISA survey in 2012 put Indonesian students ranked 64 of the 65 countries with the level of attainment remains low as in previous PISA surveys. 378 more words

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Professionalism

The following is from:

Körner, T. W. (2004). A Companion to Analysis: A Second First and First Second Course in Analysis (Graduate Studies in Mathematics Vol. 399 more words

Mathematics

Do researchers understand their own explanations?

Have you ever been asked to fill out a survey that included some statement (e.g., “I experience back pain”, “I have difficulty concentrating”, “I write blogs nobody in their right mind would read”, etc.) and an “ordered” set of responses (e.g., “Strongly Agree, Agree, Neutral, Disagree, Strongly Disagree”, “Always, Almost Always, Occasionally, Almost Never, Never” etc.)? 1,130 more words

Research Methods

Mathematics Education Reserch or Why the real numbers are not as simple as they appear (with a quiz)

Mathematics research is interesting even if largely inaccessible (in fact, often a mathematician will have trouble with research in a field of mathematics too different from her or his own). 944 more words

Mathematics

Are our climate records wrong?

I wanted to demonstrate the importance of knowing even some elementary applied mathematics, but of course for those not already convinced that they need any more math (and don’t want to learn more) I need an example that is sensational or inflammatory. 1,494 more words

Mathematics

Developing PISA-like Mathematics Tasks to Promote Students' Mathematical Literacy

Ahmad Wachidul Kohar, Zulkardi, Darmawijoyo

bangwachid@gmail.com

Abstract. Considering low performance of Indonesian students in PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) survey in period 2000-2012, the need of PISA like tasks promoting mathematical literacy is important to be developed as learning resource for practitioners. 489 more words

Assessment In Math Education

Literacy Development in the Classroom: Round Robin Reading

In 11 Alternatives to “Round Robin” (and “Popcorn”) ReadingTodd Finley mentions “Round Robin” Reading, an overly-criticized and antiquated method of oral reading, and provides alternative strategies to literacy development. 165 more words

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