Factors leading to low performance of second-grade female students in international mathematics tests (TIMSS) from the point of view of teachers and supervisors
العوامل المؤدية إلى تدني مستوى أداء طالبات الصف الثاني متوسط لمادة الرياضيات في الاختبارات الدولية (TIMSS) من وجهة نظر المعلمات والمشرفات
The current study aimed to investigate the factors that lead to low level of results of second-grade students in the international mathematics tests (TIMSS) in Riyadh, from the viewpoint of the teachers and educational supervisors. The sample of the study consisted of (99) math teachers and (51) a math supervisor, the questionnaire was used as a tool to achieve the objectives of the study, as it contained three axes: factors related to the teacher, factors related to the curriculum and teaching, and factors related to the student and family. Result find that the reasons of low students' performance in the international tests (TIMSS) return to the teacher, who got the first place, followed by the factors related to the school curriculum and teaching, then the factors related to the student and the family, and in light of this the study recommended several recommendations.