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Time limitations in NAPLAN numeracy tests

Carter, Merilyn Gladys (2012) Time limitations in NAPLAN numeracy tests. Australian Mathematics Teacher, 68(1), pp. 36-40.

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Abstract

The article discusses evidence that time prevented many students from showing what they could do in the 2010 Year 7 and 9 NAPLAN numeracy tests. In addition to analysing the available data, the article discusses some NAPLAN numeracy questions that contribute to this problem. It is suggested that schools should investigate whether time limitation is a problem for their own students. The article discusses the implications of these findings for teachers preparing students for NAPLAN tests and for the developers of the tests.

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ID Code: 49530
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Time, NAPLAN, Numeracy, Mathematics
ISSN: 0045-0685
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Curriculum
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT) Inc.
Deposited On: 05 Apr 2012 10:01
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2013 14:28

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