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Megan: 'Seventeen Take Away Sixteen? That's Hard!', Catherine Pearn Dec 1998

Megan: 'Seventeen Take Away Sixteen? That's Hard!', Catherine Pearn

Catherine Pearn

This paper focuses on results from testing for the Mathematics Intervention program. To determine whether students participating in the Grade 1 Intervention program maintained the progress made during the program, students were also tested when in Grade 3 or Grade 4. The main aim of this testing was to determine whether an intervention program at Grade 1 can assist students to develop flexibility in their mathematical thinking, enabling them to develop their own strategies and to be less reliant on rules and procedures. The assessment method used for the testing at both Grade 3 and Grade 4 and at the ...