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Alternative strategies

In reaction to the common practice of pencil and paper testing in key stage 34 maths classes, a group of Suffolk teachers led by Peter Criitchley, an advisory teacher at Suffolk Council, have written a booklet, Tired of tests? Some alternative strategies for learning through assessment in mathematics. Price Pounds 5 to Suffolk schools and Pounds 10 to others from: B Kopczak, Inspection and Advice Division, St Andrew House, County Hall, Ipswich, Suffolk IP4 1LJ. Tel: 01473 264692.

Maths Games - Number Key Stage One and Key Stage Two, by Joe Santaniello, a former primary head, encourage children to apply mathematical skills. Each contains two game boards, photocopiable pages and teachers' notes. Pounds 12.99 from: Scholastic Publications, Villiers House, Clarendon Avenue, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 5PR. Tel: 01926 887799.

EXTRA MATHEMATICS TES October 6 1995 VI NEIL TURNER As they tasted success, the children became absorbed and confident

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