Welcome to MathsTalk, the podcast hosted by Leanne McMahon, with special guest, the ever popular Nadia Abdelal, a highly respected Maths consultant from EM Maths Consulting. In this episode, Nadia shares insights on assessment, including triangulation, great assessment tasks, rubrics, and more. As educators, we know that assessment is not just about testing, but also about gathering meaningful data to inform our instructional practices. Nadia will shed light on how triangulation, which involves using multiple sources of evidence to assess student learning, can provide a more comprehensive picture of students’ mathematical understanding. She will also discuss the importance of well-designed assessment tasks that align with learning goals and engage students in deep mathematical thinking. Whether you’re a maths teacher or passionate about mathematics education, this episode provides valuable insights into assessment strategies for better understanding students’ mathematical learning. Let’s dive into the world of assessment with Nadia Abdelal on MathsTalk!
To contact Nadia: https://www.emmaths.com.au/about
To contact us: MathsTalk@AMSI.org.au or our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/amsischools
Triangulation: Oliver-Hoyo, M., & Allen, D. (2006). The use of triangulation methods in qualitative educational research. Journal of College Science Teaching, 35(4), 42–47.
Number talks: https://www.emmaths.com.au/post/number-talks
NAPLAN Spreadsheet: Contact Nadia and she will pass on the link to the spreadsheet https://www.emmaths.com.au/about
Formulating an expression (Year 7) https://acaraweb.blob.core.windows.net/acaraweb/docs/default-source/assessment-and-reporting-publications/e6-naplan-2016-final-test-numeracy-year-7-(non-calc).pdf?sfvrsn=2(Question 15)
Fraction Strips: https://www.math-salamanders.com/printable-fraction-strips.html
Trading game: See the classroom activity using place value houses http://amsi.org.au/teacher_modules/Using_place_value4-7.html
Michael Minas: Podcast – MathsTalk Episode 10
Love Maths website: https://www.lovemaths.me/
Rob Vingerhoets: http://robvingerhoets.com.au/maths/
Victorian Department of Education: https://www.education.vic.gov.au/school/teachers/teachingresources/discipline/maths/Pages/maths-and-numeracy-assessment.aspx
NSW Department of Education: https://educationstandards.nsw.edu.au/wps/portal/nesa/k-10/understanding-the-curriculum/assessment