This report presents mathematics achievement results for students in the two grades with the largest proportion of 9-year-olds - the third and fourth grades in most countries across 26 countries. Special emphasis is placed on the fourth-grade results, including selected information about students' background and classroom practices in teaching mathematics. Comparisons with achievement at the eighth-grade are also presented.
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|Table of Contents for the Mathematics Report|
|Chapter 1||International Student Achievement in Mathematics|
|Chapter 2||Average Achievement in the Mathematics Content Areas|
|Chapter 3||Performance on Items Within Each Mathematics Content Area|
|Chapter 4||Students' Backgrounds and Attitudes Towards Mathematics|
|Chapter 5||Teachers and Instruction|
|Appendix A||Overview of TIMSS Procedures: Mathematics Achievement Results for Third- and Fourth-Grade Students|
|Appendix B||The Test-Curriculum Matching Analysis|
|Appendix C||Percentiles and Standard Deviations of Mathematics Achievement|