News New – TRU Math: Teaching for Robust Understanding of Mathematics is a suite of tools for professional develompent and research - the alpha versions of these documents are available here… More International Awards for Team: Hugh Burkhardt and Malcolm Swan, leaders of the Shell Centre team, have been chosen by the International Commission on Mathematical instruction (ICMI) as the first recipients of the Emma Castelnuovo Medal for Excellence in the Practice of Mathematics Education.
This complements the award by ICMI to Alan Schoenfeld of the 2011 Felix Klein Medal for Lifetime Achievement in research. Read more… MARS/Shell Centre Websites. Note - this page is no longer being maintained, and has been superseded by the Shell Centre Publications website (www.mathshell.com).
< Back to Shell Centre home page Assessing Problem Solving: Characteristics Of Student Performance On Paper-Based And Computer-Based Tasks Malcolm Swan, Alan Bell Given the wide-ranging set of tasks described in the paper Domain Frameworks in Mathematics and Problem solving, it is of interest to identify what general student competencies are evoked by these tasks. This paper describes some characteristics of student performance on the Problem-solving element of the World Class Tests of Mathematics and ‘Problem Solving in Mathematics, Science and Technology. Welcome to the Inside Mathematics Website.