- The average amount of time spent in mathematics classes varies by more than a factor of two across countries and economies.
- The more time spent in mathematics classes, the better students perform, on average.
- Giving students more work in class is often not enough to improve learning outcomes.
Wednesday, 30 September 2015
MATHEMATICS... IT AIN'T WHAT YOU DO, IT'S THE WAY THAT YOU DO IT. THAT'S WHAT GETS RESULTS!
Regardless of the type of school attended (public or private, advantaged or disadvantaged), 15-year-old students spent more time in mathematics lessons in 2012 than in 2003. The report found that:
You can read the full report on the OECD Pisa website http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org