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Assessment in Middle and High School Mathematics

A Teacher's Guide, 1st Edition

By Daniel Brahier


138 pages

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It describes each strategy and clarifies its advantages and drawbacks. Also included is a large sample of classroom-tested examples along with sample student responses. These examples can be used "as is" - or you can customize them for your own class. This book will help prepare your students for standardized tests that include items requiring evidence of conceptual understanding. The strategies reflect the assessment Standards benchmarks established by the NCTM. In addition, an entire chapter is devoted to help teachers use these assessments to arrive at their students' grades.

Table of Contents

1. Why Change Assessment Practices

2. Alternatives for Assessment

-Open-ended Questions and Rubrics


-Projects and Presentations


3. Sample Assessments

4. Determining Final Grades

5. Taking the First Steps (practical ideas for implementation in "baby steps" or incremental stages over time)

6. Appendix (Books, Internet Resources, Journal Articles, Video Materials)

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