Cracking the language code: NAPLAN numeracy tests in years 7 and 9

Lorna Quinnell, Lyn Carter

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    Abstract

    Focusing on the use of language is a crucial strategy in good mathematics teaching and a teacher’s guidance can assist students to master the language of mathematics. This article discusses the statements with reference to recent year 7 and 9 NAPLAN numeracy tests. It draws the readers’ attention to the complexities of language in the field of mathematics. Although this article refers to NAPLAN numeracy tests it also offers advice about good teaching practice.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)49-53
    Number of pages5
    JournalLiteracy Learning: The Middle Years
    Volume19
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

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