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Assessment in secondary mathematics
This free course, Assessment in secondary mathematics, will identify and explore some of the key issues around assessing mathematics in secondary schools. Through coming to understand these issues and debates, you will reflect on and develop your assessment practice as a mathematics teacher and develop a greater awareness of the implications of assessment practice on pedagogy and what is considered to be of mathematical value in mathematics education.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- recognise what it means to make progress in mathematics
- know what should be assessed and how it should be assessed
- use assessment to enable mathematical learning
- understand why assumptions about assessment should be challenged.
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 Key issue 1: What does it mean to make progress in mathematics?
- 2 Key issue 2: What should be assessed and how should it be assessed?
- 3 Key issue 3: Using assessment to enable mathematical learning
- 4 Key issue 4: Challenging assumptions about assessment
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