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Nuffield Physics: Tests and Examinations

In Nuffield Physics constructive problems or questions that ask for active thinking largely took the place of pupils' reading in texts or background books. The first chapter in this book about tests and examinations provided guidance on the nature and purposes of the questions in the range of Question Books. The...

APU Science Report for Teachers 4: Science Assessment Framework Age 11

This APU report for teachers gives information about what was assessed in the APU monitoring of students’ performance aged 11 (a short-hand for children between the ages of 10 years 9 months and 11 years 8 months). After a brief summary of the background to the APU surveys, it's main focus is a description and...

APU Science Report for Teachers 9: Assessing Investigations at Age 13 and 15

This APU Science report for teachers is based on a selection of the questions used in the surveys of students aged 13 and 15 in the surveys carried out in 1981 and 1982 to assess the performance of investigations. These were complete investigations carried out individually by students working alone. Reference is...

Nuffield Advanced Chemistry: Examinations and Assessment

The Nuffield Chemistry team worked with the then London Board to develop new styles of assessment to support new approaches to teaching and learning in science first at O-level and then at A-level. Many of the approaches adopted in the 1960s have stood the test of time with the common use of a mixture of fixed...

Revised Nuffield Advanced Physics Students’ Guide 1: Units A to G

The Revised Nuffield Physics Students Guides were not textbooks. They included for each unit:
*Summaries - very short accounts giving the most important ideas of each part of the course.
*Readings - short passages which depend on the ideas developed in the unit with questions to help students develop the...

Revised Nuffield Advanced Physics Students’ Guide 2: Units H to L

Published by the Nuffield Foundation the Revised Nuffield Physics Students Guides were not textbooks.
They included for each unit:
*Summaries - very short accounts giving the most important ideas of each part of the course.
*Readings - short passages which depend on the ideas developed in the unit...

Revised Nuffield Advanced Physics Examinations and Investigations

In the Nuffield Advanced Physics course, published by the Nuffield Foundation, the original authors were keenly aware of the need to design an end-of-course examination that was not only technically 'reliable' but was also 'valid', in that it tested the stated aims of the course. This book was written as a guide to...

Problems for the Early Secondary Years

These four sets of problems, from the Nuffield Mathematics Project, have been designed for young secondary-school students. It was hoped that teachers would find them useful in conjunction with the main work described in the teachers' guides. The majority of the problems are investigative. It was felt that the...

Checking up Guides

The Nuffield Mathematics Project Check-up Guides were intended to provide information on the students' progress. As traditional tests were difficult to administer in the new atmosphere of individual discovery it was the intention of the authors to replace these by individual check-ups for individual students.

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Solving Real Problems with Mathematics Volume 1

Volume one of two publications produced by the Spode Group with the aim of providing a useful set of examples that are convincing applications of mathematics and applications which can be taught in schools.

This volume contains case studies with three distinct components: problem statement, teaching notes...

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