Designing Assessment for Mathematics / Edition 2

Designing Assessment for Mathematics / Edition 2

by Eileen M. Depka
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412952743

ISBN-13: 9781412952743

Pub. Date: 05/15/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This updated edition provides strategies for deepening students' understanding of math concepts, involving students in standards-based rubric development, and using rubric data to improve instruction.  See more details below

Overview

This updated edition provides strategies for deepening students' understanding of math concepts, involving students in standards-based rubric development, and using rubric data to improve instruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412952743
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/15/2007
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
The State of Mathematics
About This Book
Chapter 1. Using Rubrics in Mathematics
The Rubric
Why Use Rubrics in Mathematics?
Rubric/Mathematics Application: You're Right on Target!
In Summary
Chapter 2. The Relationship Between Mathematics Standards and Rubrics
The Importance of Standards
Mathematics Standards and Rubrics
Rubric/Mathematics Application: How Negative Are My Temperatures?
In Summary
Chapter 3. Performance Tasks and Rubrics
Why Use Performance Tasks?
Characteristics of Performance Tasks
Creating the Performance Task
Rubric/Mathematics Application: Let's Go Shopping!
In Summary
Chapter 4. Developing the Rubric From a Checklist
The Checklist
The Transition from Checklist to Rubric
Summary of Steps for Developing a Rubric
Rubric/Mathematics Application: What's My Area?
In Summary
Chapter 5. Weighted Rubrics
The Purpose of Weighted Rubrics
Using Technology in Rubric Development
Rubric/Mathematics Application: Discoveries in Rainbow Candy Land
In Summary
Chapter 6. Student-Created Rubrics
Using Student-Created Rubrics
The Process
Rubric/Mathematics Application: I'm Not Just Average!
In Summary
Chapter 7. Teacher-Made Tests and Rubrics
Using Teacher-Made Tests
Creating a Teacher-Made Test
Rubric/Mathematics Application: Finding LCM and GCF
In Summary
Chapter 8. Using Rubric Data
Analyzing Data
Individual Graphs
Group and Summary Information
Student Comparisons
Rubric/Mathematics Application: The Garden
In Summary
Chapter 9. Mathematics and Communication
Mathematical Vocabulary
Communication
Feedback
Reflection
Mathematics Application: Sales Tax Task
In Summary
Appendix 1: Additional Rubric/Mathematics Application Projects
Project 1 Overview: Measurement and Statistics
Project 2 Overview: Symmetry and Area
Project 3 Overview: Standard Measurement
Project 4 Overview: Unit Pricing
Project 5 Overview: Complementary and Supplementary Angles
Appendix 2: Turning a 4-Point Rubric Score Into a Letter Grade
Bibliography
Index

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