Table 5: Description of the coding scheme.

Component skillCodeSubcodeScore

Attending to children’s strategiesConsiders the extent to which PSTs’ explanation demonstrated evidence of providing mathematical detailsMost mathematical details2
Some mathematical details1
Lack of mathematical details0

Interpreting children’s mathematical understandingConsiders the extent to which PSTs’ explanations demonstrated evidence that the interpretation was based on children’s mathematical understandingRobust evidence2
Limited evidence1
Lack of evidence0

Responding based on children’s mathematical understandingConsiders the extent to which PSTs’ rationale demonstrated evidence that it was based on children’s mathematical understandingRobust evidence2
Limited evidence1
Lack of evidence0