Provided by the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education, Tools for Discussion provides resources for using TIMMS (The Third International Mathematics and Science Study, discussed in the December 13, 1996 Scout Report
) to find ways to improve mathematics and science education. The site includes the TIMSS Resource Kit and additional tools including publications, web resources, and mailing lists for reforming and improving mathematics and science education. The Resource Kit contains summaries from the study, achievement comparisons from the 41 countries, information on how to use the Kit in discussing classroom practices, and an analysis of teaching resources.
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