Evaluation of Knowledge and Skills Mathematics New Evidence for 2nd Year of Basic Education

February 22, 2018


The purpose of this study is to analyze the evaluation process carried out in a Basic School of the Maule Region, in Chile, this process consists of a test that will be applied to the second grade of this establishment. This test was applied in the normal class schedule, the purpose is to comply with the Educational Improvement Plan and the current regulations of the Preferential School Grant Law.

The evaluation instrument used corresponds to a written test, called: "Test of Knowledge and mathematical ability", which consists of 20 questions, divided into 4 learning axes; Numeration, Operative, Knowledge and Resolution of Geometric Problems and Resolution of Arithmetic Problems. For this trial the percentage to have an expected result is 60%.

The second grade of the school obtains a great result because more than half of the respondents obtained an expected performance exactly 71%. Of the present results in addition to congratulate the professors and respective students it can be inferred that there are two areas that are weaker within the three courses which are geometry and operative, that is why it is suggested to try new methodologies to teach these areas, how to prove didactic activities for example using figures to make children feel more entertained, in addition, teachers can be trained in new teaching technologies. The report presents in much more detail the results obtained by the second grade in general and in detail, each one by itself with their respective learning axes.


Education. Evaluation. Mathematical knowledge Mathematical ability. Expected result. Learning axis


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  • Ph.D en Economía y Finanzas, Magister en Educación. MBA, Ingeniero Comercial. Académico de la Escuela de Ingeniería Comercial, Académico Universidad Miguel de Cervantes, Santiago, Chile Universidad
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  • Máster en Finanzas, Magister en Educación, Ingeniero Comercial. Académico Universidad Miguel de Cervantes, Santiago, Chile
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Nicolas Barrientos Oradini

  • Magíster en Gobierno y Gerencia Pública , Magíster en Ciencias de la Educación, Director de Investigación, Universidad Miguel de Cervantes
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Adrián Pereira Santana

  • Magister en Gestión Empresarial, Master en Dirección y Organización de Empresas, Doctor en Comunicación, Director de Magister y Postitulos a Distancia , Universidad Miguel de Cervantes
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Francisco Calderon Pujadas

  • Magíster en Educación con Mención en Gestión de Calidad, Doctorando en Educación Mención Gestión Educativa, Académico, Universidad Miguel de Cervantes
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