Localization of Student Achievement Monitoring (SAM) in CIS countries

SAM localization The SAM math test was created in Russian for use in Russian schools and its use in other countries with a different cultural and linguistic environment requires adaptation and localization procedures. SAM in math for primary school was localized in Armenian, Belarusian, English, Kyrgyz and Tajik languages. SAM in other languages is being…

Development of methodology of analysis and comparison of Math textbooks used in primary schools in CIS countries

METHODOLOGY OF ANALYSIS AND COMPARISON OF MATH TEXTBOOKS In the framework of conducting cross-country research it is planned to use Student Achievement Monitoring (SAM) as the main tool for data collection. SAM is based on the taxonomy developed in the theory of cultural growth by Lev Vigotskiy. In 2017 a methodology of analysis and comparison…

Contextual questionnaires for Student Achievement Monitoring (SAM)

COMPLEX OF CONTEXTUAL QUESTIONNAIRES In today’s technology-oriented society an understanding of how it is possible to improve learning outcomes is of vital importance both for the formulation of educational policies and for the actors of the educational process, including parents and the students themselves. In order to collect contextual information about students undergoing testing and…

Tool for Diagnosing Teaching Practices (TDTP)

TOOL FOR DIAGNOSING TEACHING PRACTICES Effective teaching and qualified teachers are the key conditions that ensure the quality of education. Such an unequivocal conclusion was formulated based on the results of international research on the educational achievements of students (PISA, TIMSS, PIRLS). The challenge of identifying teaching factors related to learning outcomes is crucial. The…

IC Literacy Test

ICT IC Literacy Test – a specially developed assessment instrument which allows to measure how well students who transition from middle to high school function in digital environment, e.g. use modern information and communication technologies which enable access new knowledge and can be used for communication and research activities. This test assesses the level of cognitive…