Mathematics Assessment: What Works in the Classroom / Edition 1

Mathematics Assessment: What Works in the Classroom / Edition 1

by Gerald Kulm, G. Kulm
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787900400

ISBN-13: 9780787900403

Pub. Date: 10/28/1994

Publisher: Wiley

This book provides math teachers and those who work with them with a comprehensive and practical resource for planning and implementing alternative assessment in the classroom. Drawing from his own experience working with teachers at several grade levels in a variety of settings, Gerald Kulm offers hands-on guidelines for assessing student understanding of

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This book provides math teachers and those who work with them with a comprehensive and practical resource for planning and implementing alternative assessment in the classroom. Drawing from his own experience working with teachers at several grade levels in a variety of settings, Gerald Kulm offers hands-on guidelines for assessing student understanding of procedures, concepts, and problem-solving, including advice on developing and interpreting assessment tasks, assessing individual and group mathematical activities, using scoring rubrics, developing student portfolios, and more.|Kulm provides specific tips and ideas for getting started and simple ways to adapt math activities and problems for assessment. He includes numerous examples of student products such as puzzles, projects, problems, interviews, and group activities that can allow for individual differences in learning and productivity.|Kulm also offers a section of frank teacher-written summaries that provide firsthand insights into what worked and what did not. The range of types of classes and assessment goals described in these summaries make it easy for nearly any teacher to find a situation similar to that of their own class and adapt the strategies that were successful.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787900403
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/28/1994
Series:
Education & Alienation
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

BACKGROUND AND PERSPECTIVES.

Purposes and Goals of Assessment.

Assessment and Mathematics Teaching.

Procedural and Conceptual Knowledge.

Problem Solving and Strategic Knowledge.

PLANNING AND DESIGNING AN ASSESSMENT PROGRAM.

Getting Started in Alternative Assessment.

Student Mathematical Products.

Individual Mathematical Performance.

Group Mathematical Performance.

Student Self-Assessment and Affective Factors.

Scoring and Grading Techniques.

CLASSROOM ASSESSMENT MODELS.

Models for Elementary Grades.

Models for Middle Grades.

Models for High School.

Effects of Alternative Assessment in Mathematics Classrooms.

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