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Assessment Author for Extended Mathematics @ International Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate® (IB) is currently seeking to make the appointment of Assessment Author for Extended Mathematics – IB Middle Years Programme.

Holders of assessment production positions are responsible for the production of IB assessments. In their role, they provide subject-specific expertise and/or production skills.

More information here.

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Assessment Author for Mathematics @ International Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate® (IB) is currently seeking to make the appointment of Assessment Author for Mathematics – IB Middle Years Programme.

Holders of assessment production positions are responsible for the production of IB assessments. In their role, they provide subject-specific expertise and/or production skills.

More information here.

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24 Nov 2016: NSW FYiMaths Meeting @ UNSW

The next meeting of the NSW branch of the FYiMaths network will be hosted by The School of Mathematics and Statistics at The University of New South Wales on Thursday 24th November with the theme “Feedback and Assessment: starting the conversation”.

Presentations and ideas for discussion in line with the theme are invited from interested participants. Participation in the workshop will be free of charge and BOSTES accreditation is planned.

A conference dinner will held at a restaurant close to the UNSW Kensington Campus.

Date: Thursday 24 November, 2016
Time: 10am to 5pm (arrive 9:30 for tea, coffee and networking)
Venue: University of New South Wales, Kensington Campus
Enquiries: Jonathan Kress <j.kress@unsw.edu.au>

More information and registration here.

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Mastery Learning to Address the Assumed Maths Knowledge Gap #mathsed

In case you missed this article in IJISME late last year – Mastery Learning to Address the Assumed Mathematics Knowledge Gap Encourage Learning and Reflection, and Future-proof Academic Performance, by Layna Groen, Mary Coupland, Julia Memar, Tim Langtry.  Using mastery learning to help underprepared students is showing some promising results at UTS.

Also listed on our Resources/Teaching page  under Dealing with student diversityijisme

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Get Set diagnostic test – presentation slides

The slides from Michael’s presentation at the University of Melbourne on 11 May are now available on our site Events page, Past events.

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Maths Assessment Guide

The OLT project mathsassess have launched their new website and guide to criteria based assessment.  It is a great resource to help develop assessment that is consistent, provides clearer information to students and is linked to learning outcomes. You can download a pdf or order hardcopies.

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