Standards-Based Mathematics Assessment in Middle School: Rethinking Classroom Practice

Standards-Based Mathematics Assessment in Middle School: Rethinking Classroom Practice

by Thomas Romberg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0807744816

ISBN-13: 9780807744819

Pub. Date: 09/05/2004

Publisher: Teachers College Press

This volume takes an in-depth look at the problems and practices involved in conducting formative assessments in middle-school mathematics classrooms. In these chapters, researchers and teachers identify the challenges teachers faced as they attempted to implement new assessment procedures -- moving from more traditional methods to an emphasis on the quality of

Overview

This volume takes an in-depth look at the problems and practices involved in conducting formative assessments in middle-school mathematics classrooms. In these chapters, researchers and teachers identify the challenges teachers faced as they attempted to implement new assessment procedures -- moving from more traditional methods to an emphasis on the quality of student work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807744819
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
09/05/2004
Series:
Ways of Knowing in Science and Mathematics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction1
Part IOverview and Background of Reform in Assessment Practices3
1Monitoring Student Progress5
Part IITeaching and Assessment Under a Reform Curriculum23
2Instructional Innovation and Changing Assessments25
3Expanding Classroom Practices45
4Practices in Transition: A Case Study of Classroom Assessment60
Part IIIThe Design of New Assessment Tasks81
5Developing Assessment Problems on Percentage83
6Analysis of an End-of-Unit Test100
7The Design of Open-Open Assessment Tasks122
8Investigations as Thought-Revealing Assessment Problems137
Part IVEmbedding Assessment in Instructional Practice153
9Making Instructional Decisions: Assessment to Inform the Teacher155
10Enriching Assessment Opportunities Through Classroom Discourse169
11Collaborative Partnership: Staff Development That Works188
12Retracing a Path to Assessing for Understanding200
Part VGeneralizing the Approach221
13Classroom Assessment as a Basis for Teacher Change223
References237
About the Contributors245
Index251

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