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Developing disciplinary tasks to improve mathematics assessment and pedagogy: an exploratory study in Singapore schools

Fan, Lianghuo, Zhao, Dongsheng, Cheang, Kwai Kong, Teo, Kok Ming and Ling, Ping Yap (2010) Developing disciplinary tasks to improve mathematics assessment and pedagogy: an exploratory study in Singapore schools Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2, (2), pp. 2000-2005. (doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.03.271).

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The Singapore Mathematics Assessment and Pedagogy Project (SMAPP) is a major research project undertaken by a group of mathematicians and mathematics educators to develop and investigate an innovative and systematic approach to assessment suited to the needs of mathematics teaching and learning in Singapore schools. A key research effort of the project is to develop the so-called disciplinary tasks for classroom instruction. This paper introduces the task development model established for the project and discusses the initial results of the implementation of the tasks in participating schools. The results showed that both teachers and students found the tasks innovative, challenging, and they can facilitate mathematics teaching and learning

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Published date: 2010
Keywords: mathematics assessment, mathematics pedagogy, mathematics task development, singapore mathematics education
Organisations: Mathematics and Science Education


Local EPrints ID: 168353
ISSN: 1877-0428
PURE UUID: be6d67bb-52d8-4c05-ae63-a18caee3c5e8

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Date deposited: 29 Nov 2010 09:41
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:20

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Author: Lianghuo Fan
Author: Dongsheng Zhao
Author: Kwai Kong Cheang
Author: Kok Ming Teo
Author: Ping Yap Ling

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