Appendix 3:
Aspects and Categories in the TIMSS Mathematics and Science Analytic Frameworks

Aspects And Major Categories Of Mathematics And Science Frameworks

Content Aspects

Mathematics

Science

• Numbers

• Earth sciences

• Measurement

• Life Sciences

• Geometry: Position

• Physical sciences

• Geometry: Symmetry

• Science, technology, and mathematics

• Proportionality

• History of science and technology

• Functions, relations, equations

• Environmental issues

• Data probability, statistics

• Nature of science

• Elementary analysis

• Science and other disciplines

• Validation and structure

 

• Other content

 

Performance Expectations Aspects

Mathematics

Science

• Knowing

• Understanding

• Using routine procedures

• Theorizing, analyzing, solving problems

• Investigating and problem solving

• Using tools, routine procedures

• Mathematical reasoning

• Investigating the natural world

• Proportionality

• Communicating

• Communicating

 

Perspective Aspects

Mathematics

Science

• Attitudes

• Attitudes

• Careers

• Careers

• Participation

• Participation

• Increasing interest

• Increasing interest

• Habits of mind

• Safety

 

• Habits of mind

From Curriculum Frameworks for Mathematics and Science (p. 46), by D.F. Robitaille et al., 1993, TIMSS Monograph No. 1. Vancouver: Pacific Educational Press. Copyright © 1993 TIMSS. Adapted with permission.

See Appendix 4 for data release plans.



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--> Appendix 3: Aspects and Categories in the TIMSS Mathematics and Science Analytic Frameworks Aspects And Major Categories Of Mathematics And Science Frameworks Content Aspects Mathematics Science • Numbers • Earth sciences • Measurement • Life Sciences • Geometry: Position • Physical sciences • Geometry: Symmetry • Science, technology, and mathematics • Proportionality • History of science and technology • Functions, relations, equations • Environmental issues • Data probability, statistics • Nature of science • Elementary analysis • Science and other disciplines • Validation and structure   • Other content   Performance Expectations Aspects Mathematics Science • Knowing • Understanding • Using routine procedures • Theorizing, analyzing, solving problems • Investigating and problem solving • Using tools, routine procedures • Mathematical reasoning • Investigating the natural world • Proportionality • Communicating • Communicating   Perspective Aspects Mathematics Science • Attitudes • Attitudes • Careers • Careers • Participation • Participation • Increasing interest • Increasing interest • Habits of mind • Safety   • Habits of mind From Curriculum Frameworks for Mathematics and Science (p. 46), by D.F. Robitaille et al., 1993, TIMSS Monograph No. 1. Vancouver: Pacific Educational Press. Copyright © 1993 TIMSS. Adapted with permission. See Appendix 4 for data release plans.