October 2017: The role of teacher quality in fourth-grade mathematics instruction: evidence from TIMSS 2015

Burroughs, Nathan Chudgar, Amita
IEA (2017)
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Are teacher education and experience appropriate measures for such a broad concept as “teacher quality,” or are there better alternatives, especially given the great expense in attempting to enhance these qualities in teachers? This brief uses measures of teacher quality based on TIMSS 2015 to identify which factors most strongly influence the instructional core.