#### Mathematics Achievement in the Middle School Years: IEA's
Third International Mathematics and Science Report

This report presents mathematics achievement results for students
in the two grades with the largest proportion of 13-year-olds – the seventh
and eighth grades in most countries – across 42 countries. Special emphasis
is placed on the eighth-grade results, including selected information about
students' background and classroom practices in teaching mathematics.

The
complete Report . (2 MB) This format is the best choice for printing the
tables of results presented in the report.

See below for specific topics of interest.

The
HTML version of this report is available from the Eisenhower National
Clearinghouse.

click here for a chapter by chapter section, table, and figure listing

The report is also available in smaller files, divided by chapter
as listed below. These PDF files contain bookmarks to aid in navigation in
Acrobat.

Highlights
of Results from TIMSS

The Mathematics Achievement in the Middle School Years was
released in November 1997 and written by Albert E. Beaton, Ina V.S. Mullis,
Michael O. Martin, Eugenio J. Gonzalez, Dana L. Kelly, and Teresa A. Smith.