Long, Caroline; Bansilal, Sarah; Debba, Rajan(AOSIS Open Journals, 2014-08-26)
Mathematical Literacy (ML) is a relatively new school subject that learners study in the final 3
years of high school and is examined as a matric subject. An investigation of a 2009 provincial
examination written by ...
Long, Caroline; Dunne, Tim; De Kock, Hendrik(AOSIS OpenJournals Publishing, 2014-12)
A challenge encountered when monitoring mathematics teaching and learning at high school
is that taxonomies such as Bloom’s, and variations of this work, are not entirely adequate
for providing meaningful feedback to ...
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; Mokoena, Gabriel(Faculty of Education, University of the Free State, 2014-03)
The rationale for the introduction of standards in the United States in the late 1980s
was that the quality of education would improve. Assessment instruments in the
form of written tests were constructed in order to ...
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 ...