ERIC Number: EJ544884
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Math Portfolios in the Primary Grades.
Micklo, Stephen J.
Childhood Education, v73 n4 p194-99 Sum 1997
Examines the role of portfolios as an alternative method of mathematics assessment in the primary grades. Defines math portfolios and their use, and proposes ideas on how to evaluate progress in classification, numbers, and spatial relationships. Suggests that use of portfolios focuses on problem solving and reasoning, and places responsibility on the learner. (AA)
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Educational Practices, Elementary School Teachers, Evaluation Criteria, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Instruction, Measurement Techniques, Performance Based Assessment, Portfolio Assessment, Portfolios (Background Materials), Primary Education, Student Evaluation
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A