SOME PRELIMINARY FINDINGS FROM FOUR GROUPS
Celia Hoyles and Dietmar Küchemann
We report on the performance of four high attaining groups of Year 8 students on two written questions, one in algebra, one in geometry, designed to test mathematical reasoning. Preliminary findings suggest that performance is not always consistent between classes, between questions and compared to an overall measure of mathematical attainment
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