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TIMSS 2003
International Mathematics Report

Findings From IEA’s Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study at the Fourth and Eighth GradesMullis, I.V.S., Martin, M.O., Gonzalez, E.J., & Chrostowski, S.J. (2004), Chestnut Hill, MA: TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, Boston College.

Presents the mathematics achievement results for fourth- and eighth-grade students from 49 countries that participated in TIMSS 2003 and provides a rich array of information about the educational context for learning mathematics. Trend data are also included for countries that participated in 1995 and 1999.

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Front Matter - 1.4MB Download
Executive Summary - 76KB Download
Introduction - 9.8MB Download
Chapter 1 International Student Achievement in Mathematics 792KB Download
Chapter 2 Performance at International Benchmarks 4.4MB Download
Chapter 3 Average Achievement in the Mathematics Content Areas 816KB Download
Chapter 4 Students’ Backgrounds and Attitudes Towards Mathematics 1.4MB Download
Chapter 5 The Mathematics Curriculum 1.9MB Download
Chapter 6 Teachers of Mathematics 1.2MB Download
Chapter 7 Classroom Characteristics and Instruction 1.3MB Download
Chapter 8 School Contexts for Learning and Instruction 944KB Download
Appendix A Overview of TIMSS Procedures for Assessing Mathematics 768KB Download
Appendix B Multiple Comparisons of Average Achievement in Mathematics Content Areas 524KB Download
Appendix C The Test-Curriculum Matching Analysis: Mathematics 800KB Download
Appendix D Percentiles and Standard Deviations of Mathematics Achievement 356KB Download
Appendix E Descriptions of Mathematics Items at Each Benchmark 504KB Download
Appendix F Syrian Arab Republic and Yemen - Mathematics Achievement 256KB Download
Appendix G Acknowledgements 276KB Download