Designing Assessment for Mathematics

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 2007-05-31
  • Publisher: Corwin Pr
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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.

Table of Contents

About the Author
The State of Mathematics
About This Book
Using Rubrics in Mathematics
The Rubric
Why Use Rubrics in Mathematics?
Rubric/Mathematics Application: You're Right on Target!
In Summary
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
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
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
Weighted Rubrics
The Purpose of Weighted Rubrics
Using Technology in Rubric Development
Rubric/Mathematics Application: Discoveries in Rainbow Candy Land
In Summary
Student-Created Rubrics
Using Student-Created Rubrics
The Process
Rubric/Mathematics Application: I'm Not Just Average!
In Summary
Teacher-Made Tests and Rubrics
Using Teacher-Made Tests
Creating a Teacher-Made Test
Rubric/Mathematics Application: Finding LCM and GCF
In Summary
Using Rubric Data
Analyzing Data
Individual Graphs
Group and Summary Information
Student Comparisons
Rubric/Mathematics Application: The Garden
In Summary
Mathematics and Communication
Mathematical Vocabulary
Mathematics Application: Sales Tax Task
In Summary
Additional Rubric/Mathematics Application Projects
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
Turning a 4-Point Rubric Score into a Letter Grade
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