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Covering the key principles and concepts in the teaching and learning of mathematics in elementary schools, this text provides trainee and practicing teachers with a quick and easy reference to what they need to know for their course, and in the classroom. The entries are arranged alphabetically, and each contains a brief definition, followed by an explanation and discussion, practical examples, and annotated suggestions for further reading.

Assessment for Teaching
Assessment for teaching
Definition

Assessment for teaching is when teachers make judgements about their pupils’ knowledge, their ability to perform particular skills, their understanding of key concepts and principles, their attitudes and personal qualities, and so on, in order to help them in their job of teaching. Because assessment is ...

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