Trends in math Ed 2 (Malta) MB

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International trends in mathematics teaching (2) Margaret Brown King’s College, University of London
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Aspects of mathematics education Curriculum content Teaching methods Assessment
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Summative and formative assessment … …must support the aims of mathematics and the teaching methods which can deliver these. If we are preparing children to use mathematics, through building connections and problem-solving and encouraging positive attitudes , confidence/self-esteem and enjoyment , then assessment must reflect these intentions
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Summative assessment principles 1. To enhance self-esteem , assessment must recognise what students understand, not what they don’t understand, and must not encourage superficial coverage of too wide a curriculum: Framework which is criterion-referenced , not norm-referenced and where levels of qualification are not age-related
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Summative framework examples All assessment in 6-14 age range is related to ladder of 8 national curriculum levels with level
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