for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an internationally
standardized assessment that was jointly developed by participating
economies and administered to15-year-olds in schools.
at testing literacy in three competence fields: reading, mathematics,
between TIMSS and PISA Math Tests
The PISA mathematics
literacy test asks students to apply their mathematical knowledge
to solve problems set in various real-world contexts. To solve
the problems students must make use a number of mathematical competencies
as well as a broad range of mathematical content knowledge.
the other hand, continues to measure more traditional classroom
content such as an understanding of fractions and decimals and
the relationship between them.