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  1. 1. Presented by: H P Mashile Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Mathematics Curriculum and Assessment Policy (CAPS)
  2. 2. <ul><li>Review of the Implementation of the NCS </li></ul><ul><li>(Oct 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>NCS should be rationalised … in the form of CAPS </li></ul><ul><li>Clear, to the point, measurable … </li></ul><ul><li>Content, concepts and skills … </li></ul><ul><li>Organised around knowledge, recommended methods and assessment requirements. </li></ul>Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Mathematics Curriculum and Assessment Policy (CAPS)
  3. 3. <ul><li>Develop a single Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) </li></ul><ul><li>Repackage the current NCS into a simple content-based curriculum by: </li></ul><ul><li>Filling gaps within the Phase </li></ul><ul><li>Presenting it in a teacher-friendly format </li></ul><ul><li>Ensuring seamless transition between Phases </li></ul><ul><li>Give guidelines per grade on what teachers must teach and assess </li></ul>Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Mathematics Curriculum and Assessment Policy (CAPS)
  4. 4. <ul><li>Strong focus on concept development – content-based </li></ul><ul><li>Suggested teaching programme/ work schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>give guidance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>clarify misconceptions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>indicate common errors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>represent MINIMUM standards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Problem-solving as an integral part of Mathematics teaching and learning </li></ul>Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Mathematics Curriculum and Assessment Policy (CAPS)
  5. 5. <ul><li>Formerly known as “Learning Outcomes” </li></ul>Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Mathematics Curriculum and Assessment Policy (CAPS)
  6. 6. <ul><li>Financial Maths – Removed Higher purchase and Exchange rates from </li></ul><ul><li>grade 7 to show progression </li></ul><ul><li>No specific teaching time has been allocated for the history of numbers but </li></ul><ul><li>the history of numbers can be brought in when appropriate. </li></ul><ul><li>HCF introduced in Grade 9 in terms of factorization and for simplification of </li></ul><ul><li>fractions. </li></ul><ul><li>LCM of numbers included in terms of equivalent fractions in Grade 7 and in terms </li></ul><ul><li>of addition and subtraction of fractions in Grade 8. </li></ul><ul><li>Input output: Generalization of rules removed for Grade 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Algebraic Expressions : Introduced factorization of a trinomial in Grade 9 </li></ul>Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Mathematics Curriculum and Assessment Policy (CAPS)
  7. 7. <ul><li>Added more in Transformation (translations) </li></ul><ul><li>Perspective drawing removed </li></ul><ul><li>Conversions of units of measurement introduced in Grade 7 to close the gap for continuity from Intermediate phase to Senior phase </li></ul><ul><li>Data handling streamlined to single data in Grade 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Drawing of histograms with given intervals only instead of own intervals. </li></ul>Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Mathematics Curriculum and Assessment Policy (CAPS)
  8. 8. <ul><li>Integral part of teaching and learning </li></ul><ul><li>Divided into two components: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuous assessment (CASS) 40% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FINAL EXAMINATION 60% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Continuous Assessment: More test – driven (2 tests and one of the forms of assessment per term) </li></ul><ul><li>Weighting of the forms of assessments introduced (10% for tests and 5% for the other forms) </li></ul>Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Mathematics Curriculum and Assessment Policy (CAPS)
  9. 9. <ul><li>CASS marks: </li></ul>Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Mathematics Curriculum and Assessment Policy (CAPS) Form of Assessment Number per year Minimum Requirements Weighting Tests 6 2 tests: T1 and T3 1 test: T2 and T4 60% Examinations 1 1 midyear exam 25% Assessment tasks 3 1 assignment 1 investigation 1 project (Spread over T1, T2 and T3) 15% Total 10 Completed before final exam 100%
  10. 10. <ul><li>It is hoped that the given examples and the suggested levels will clarify teachers’ uncertainties </li></ul><ul><li>Different types of questions must be included in assessment. </li></ul>Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Mathematics Curriculum and Assessment Policy (CAPS) Cognitive level Percentage Knowledge 25% Routine Procedures 45% Complex Procedures 20% Problem Solving 10%
  11. 11. Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Mathematics Curriculum and Assessment Policy (CAPS) TIME ALLOCATION PER WEEK Foundation Phase Intermediate Phase Senior Phase Grade R, 1 and 2: 4 hours Grade 3: 7 hours Grade 4, 5 and 6: 6 hours Grade 7, 8 and 9: 4,5 hours
  12. 12. Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Mathematics Curriculum and Assessment Policy (CAPS)
  13. 13. <ul><li>Your inputs on SP are critical - even for IP & FET </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>Given that P3 is likely to be infused in the FET Geometry Curriculum, what is your input regarding strengthening of Geometry in SP? </li></ul><ul><li>Documents available on: www.education.gov.za </li></ul><ul><li>Comments to: [email_address] </li></ul>Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Mathematics Curriculum and Assessment Policy (CAPS)

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