Improving PISA mathematics 2012 in Indonesia

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Improving PISA mathematics 2012 in Indonesia. This article will  be presented in the Fourth National Conference on Mathematics Education at the State University of Jogyakarta (UNY) Jogyakarta, July 21-23, 2011. Improving the next PISA in Indonesia .

Improving Indonesian Students Performance
in the next PISA Mathematics
Dosen Program Studi Pendidikan Matematika FKIP Unsri Palembang
Since 2000, PISA has tested the mathematical literacy of 15 year old students from
many countries around the world including Indonesia. The last PISA results, the
rank of mathematics for Indonesian students is 61 over 65 countries. Many people
shocked with the performance of our students mostly in the level 1 and 2 from all 6
levels. This paper discuss how can we improve the performance of Indonesian
students in the next PISA. First, mathematics literacy and PISA framework
including context, content, competence and problem format are briefly described.
Then, examples of PISA items from level 1 to level 6 are presented. Furthermore, it
will be described how to design PISA-like problems Finally, it will be discussed how
can performance of students in the next PISA might be increased by using and
inserting PISA-like problems both to formative assessment and to UN.
Keywords: PISA, PISA-like problems, mathematics literacy, UN, formative assessment
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