ERIC Number: ED396957
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Emphasis on Assessment: Readings from NCTM's School-Based Journals.
Lambdin, Diana V., Ed.; And Others
This book is a collection of articles on assessment in mathematics selected from issues of three journals: "The Arithmetic Teacher" (later published as "Teaching Children Mathematics"), "The Mathematics Teacher," and "Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School". Articles provide background, rationale, or a point of view about the many changes in assessment. Articles are grouped into the following sections: "Rationale for Changes in Assessment Practices,""Looking at Testing and Grading,""Looking at Alternative Assessment Options," and "Looking Within--Evaluating Our Own Effectiveness, and "Bibliographies and Matrices." (MKR)
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Grades (Scholastic), Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Tests, Performance Based Assessment, Student Evaluation
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091-1593.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.