TIMMS 2007: Mathematics and Science Achievement of U.S. Fourth- and Eighth-Grade Students in an International Context

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The Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) compares student achievement to nations across the world. U.S. fourth- and eighth-graders both scored significantly above the international average. Moreover, there were significant improvements for both groups of students since the assessment was first given in 1995. Note that “the TIMSS mathematics assessment is designed along two dimensions: the mathematical topics or content that students are expected to learn and the cognitive skills students are expected to have developed… The cognitive domains in each grade are knowing, applying, and reasoning.”

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