Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) - Mathematics

The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) math assessment is an international standardized test that measures math reasoning and problem solving in algebra, geometry, data analysis, and probability. TIMSS is in the process of transitioning to a digitally-based assessment called eTIMSS.

Content

Sub-Category
Domains
Operations & Algebraic Thinking,
Number & Operations in Base Ten,
Number & Operations—Fractions,
Measurement & Data,
Geometry,
Ratios & Proportional Relationships,
The Number System,
Expressions & Equations,
Functions,
Statistics & Probability
Subdomain

Comprehensive test

Grades
4th Grade,
8th Grade
Languages
English,
Other
Respondent
Student

Administration Information

Administration
Computer,
Paper

Access and Use

Contact

202-245-6941

Open Access
No
Use in Research

Lim, H., & Sireci, S. G. (2017). Linking TIMSS and NAEP assessments to evaluate international trends in achievement. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 25(11) 1-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.14507/epaa.25.2682

Psychometrics

Scoring
Computer scoring
Referencing
Norm-referenced
National Comparison
Yes
Item Type
Multiple choice