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ICMIEARCOME3: Call for papers
Posted:
Jan 24, 2005 3:08 PM



**************************** Sent at the request of Lee Siew **************************** Call for Papers
The Third East Asia Regional Conference on Mathematics Education (EARCOME 3) will be held in Shanghai, Nanjing, and Hangzhou in China in August 512, 2005. See (<<a href="http://euler.math.ecnu.edu.cn/earcome3/Announcements.htm">http://euler.math.ecnu.edu.cn/earcome3/Announcements.htm</a>><a href="http://euler.math=">http://euler.math=</a> .ecnu.edu.cn/earcome3/Announcements.htm).
One of the sessions on the program of ICMIEARCOME 3 is the Topic Study Group 6 on Assessment.
Aims and Focus
Review of recent international comparison studies on mathematics achievement such as TIMSS and PISA has shown that students of East Asian countries tend to perform better than their counterparts in other countries. This has aroused much interest and raised questions such as:
How did these students excel in their mathematics? How do we assess our students



