Category Archives: Assessment
This is a good paper describing the use and characteristics of rich problems. http://math.sfsu.edu/hsu/papers/HsuKyshResek-RichProblems.pdf (The teaching method here is Teaching With Tasks.) Has 3 examples of rich problems First is rich and fairly basic and doable. Second is excellent. #differenceofsquares … Continue reading
Introduction Two days ago I was at an excellent presentation on the new SAT test. It was at the WIU Mini Conference on Secondary Mathematics Teaching. For the second time in 3 years, I experienced, in one 40-minute presentation, a … Continue reading
Upcoming ICTM Webinar on the SAT The Redesigned SAT: What Every Illinois Math Teacher Needs To Know 3:30 PM on Monday, May 16 The redesigned mathematics SAT is rolling out this spring, and will become common across Illinois in the next year. … Continue reading
Check out https://twitter.com/DrOlsen314/status/714479412406837248 #CCSS #PARCC #SmarterBalanced #ACT #SAT
Top 10 Evidence Based Teaching Strategies http://www.evidencebasedteaching.org.au/evidence-based-teaching-strategies/
The Rigor/Relevance Framework. See the SlideShare at http://www.slideshare.net/NancyW1354/bump-it-up-to-quadrant-d-social-studies See also https://appyadventuresandteaching.wordpress.com/category/bill-daggett/ (Click graphic)
It’s time for us to realize that (1) assessment (of student learning) is harder than one might think (harder than we thought) and (2) increasing our #assessment efforts may not improve student learning. It’s time we use assessment strategically.