Uncovering Student Thinking In Mathematics, Grades 6-12: 30 Formative Assessment Probes For The Secondary Classroom
Uncovering Student Thinking in Mathematics, Grades 6-12: 30 Formative Assessment Probes for the Secondary Classroom
Discussing standards, research, and more, these 30 probes help secondary teachers assess students' grasp of core mathematics concepts and modify their instruction to improve student achievement.
"Cheryl Rose and Carolyn Arline provide a valuable resource to teachers who are interested in determining how their students think and answer questions in mathematics classes." (From the Foreword by Johnny W. Lott 2008-04-22)
"The authors contribute to the field by answering the question: How do I help my struggling students who hold a variety of misconceptions or have limited prior knowledge of the content?" (Lesa M. Covington Clarkson, Assistant Professor 2008-07-02)
"The book is timely. The probes will be beneficial to teachers and very useful to districts developing local assessments." (Debra Scarpelli, Mathematics Teacher 2008-07-02)
"An efficient teaching tool to uncover and correct misconceptions students have across all mathematics strands. This book provides numerous opportunities for increased student achievement that are both powerful and exciting for educators." (Jennifer Petersen, K-12 Math Curriculum Facilitator 2008-07-09)
"A tool for middle school and high school mathematics teachers that combines the effective use of...