Designing Assessment for Mathematics / Edition 2

Designing Assessment for Mathematics / Edition 2

by Eileen M. Depka
     
 

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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.

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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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