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ERIC Number: EJ1041898
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Apr
Pages: 10
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 19
ISSN: ISSN-1073-5836
Assessing Basic Fact Fluency
Kling, Gina; Bay-Williams, Jennifer M.
Teaching Children Mathematics, v20 n8 p488-497 Apr 2014
In this article, the authors share a variety of ways to formatively assess basic fact fluency. The define fluency, raise some issues related to timed testing, and then share a collection of classroom-tested ideas for authentic fact fluency assessment. This article encourages teachers to try a variety of alternative assessments from this sampling, which allows teachers to accurately and appropriately measure children's fact fluency.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A