Element 4 - Identify the literacy strengths and needs of the individual learners in the training or education programme./Suggested teaching and learning activity 2
Role play using the learning progressions numeracy assessment tool
For example see Teaching Adults to Make Sense of Number, page 9.
Purpose: to practise using an assessment tool, and to identify issues associated with using the assessment tool. Allocate roles eg., learner, tutor, observer. Create an observer checklist form (see examples in Appendix E.1 in the NCALE Provider Guide: these can be adapted for numeracy). Role play assessment. Identify potential issues in implementing the numeracy assessment tool, estimate length of time to complete, analyse recording sheet and discuss implications for teaching and learning.