PAT Maths 4th ed. is used to monitor progress in mathematics and to provide teachers with diagnostic information to inform teaching, for Years 1 -10.
PAT Maths 4th ed. contains new test items and more difficult tests compared to the previous editions, and tests/items are designed to assess the strands and levels described in the Australian Mathematics Curriculum.
A new feature of the 4th ed. is a scoring software for generating more functional group and individual reports; and includes detailed descriptions on using the data to inform teaching and learning.
The PAT Maths 4th ed. Teacher Manual (hardcopy) contains detailed information on:
- What is PAT Maths Fourth Edition?
- What's new in this edition?
- Selecting a suitable test
- Test administration
- Scoring and reporting
- Interpreting results
- Technical information
- Score keys
- Individual and group reports.
The USB that is included with the Teacher Manual includes scoring and reporting masters of the score keys, score conversion tables, item descriptors and the individual and group reports.
It also contains the scoring software for generating group and individual reports.