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Maclellan, Effie – Scottish Educational Review, 2014
Scotland's Curriculum for Excellence (CfE), constitutes the demands that teachers are supposed to meet. Its intentions for the mathematics curriculum are similar to those in many countries: that learners be sufficiently mathematically literate to use mathematics in the personal, professional and societal dimensions of their lives. But like many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Curriculum, Curriculum Development
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Maclellan, Effie – Scottish Educational Review, 2001
A study sought to ascertain the "official" conception of numeracy in Scotland as published in Her Majesty's Inspectorate (HMI) audit reports. 300 HMI reports on 300 primary schools were examined for references to computational proficiency and understanding of number. Segments signifying proficiency were significantly more numerous than…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Education
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Maclellan, Effie – Scottish Educational Review, 1996
Interview data from 30 third-year college students in Scotland suggest that students' strategies for reading expository text were primitive. There was some evidence of comprehension monitoring in that students recognized that their learning was slight but little evidence of strategies that could affect and advance comprehension. Contains 43…
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Learning Processes