The challenges inherent in assessing mathematical proficiency depend on a number of
factors, amongst which are an explicit view of what constitutes mathematical proficiency, an
understanding of how children learn and the ...
Long, Caroline; Dunne, Tim; Craig, Tracy S.(Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 2010)
In the transition years, Grades 7 to 9, the shift from natural numbers to rational numbers
and the associated multiplicative concepts prove challenging for many learners. The new
concepts, operations and notation must ...