Global Teaching InSights

A Video Study of Teaching

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What does teaching look like? What practices are most impactful? By directly observing teaching in the classroom, this study trialled new research methods to shed light on these key questions for raising student outcomes around the world. This report provides a detailed account of classroom management, social and emotional support, and instructional practices in the classrooms of eight countries and economies, drawing upon the observation of lesson videos and instructional materials, the analysis of teacher and student questionnaires, and the measurement of students’ cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes.


Understanding and measuring mathematics teaching practice

The Study has unique aspects that differentiate it from other international studies of teaching. This chapter describes the aspects of teaching that were measured in the Study, how the samples of teachers and classrooms were obtained in each country or economy, and how the Study was fielded. The chapter concludes with a discussion of the limitations of the Study that should be taken into account when considering the Study’s results and implications.




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