ERIC Number: EJ781045
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 5
Assessing Students' Understanding through Conversations
Vanderhye, Cecilia M.; Zmijewski Demers, Cynthia M.
Teaching Children Mathematics, v14 n5 p260-264 Dec 2007-Jan 2008
This article describes how teachers can use students' conversations to assess their mathematical understanding. The authors draw on their own classroom experiences to show what they learned about planning for future lessons based on discussions in their own classrooms.
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Education, Lesson Plans, Geometry, Measurement, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Students, Grade 4
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 4
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