ERIC Number: ED454042
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Highlights from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study-Repeat (TIMSS-R).
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
This document evaluates the 1999 Third International Mathematics and Science Study-Repeat (TIMSS-R) results for eighth grade students and compares them to the 1995 results. TIMSS-R compares 38 nations' mathematics and science performance and allows the United States to compare the achievement of its eighth grade students to the original TIMSS. This document provides results and statistical data on fourth and eighth grade student achievement in mathematics and science. Teaching and curriculum differences between the U.S. and other nations are also presented. (YDS)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum, Elementary Education, Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Grade 4, Grade 8, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Education, Science Achievement, Science Education
For full text: http://nces.ed.gov/timss/timss-r.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study
IES Cited: ED454299