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Uncovering student thinking in mathematics : 25 formative assessment probes

Author: Cheryl M Rose; Leslie Minton; Carolyn Arline
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Research has shown that misconceptions in mathematics develop early and are carried from year to year. If these preconceived ideas are ignored, they may obstruct learning and get in the way when new ideas are introduced. The diagnostic assessment strategies presented by the authors gauge students' prior knowledge and uncover their misunderstandings. Teachers can then modify instruction to build on each individual  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl M Rose; Leslie Minton; Carolyn Arline
ISBN: 1412940362 9781412940368 1412940370 9781412940375
OCLC Number: 70673152
Description: xvi, 181 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: Mathematics assessment probes --
Instructional implications --
Number and operations assessment probes --
Algebra, data analysis, and probability assessment probes --
Geometry and measurement assessment probes.
Responsibility: Cheryl M. Rose, Leslie Minton, Caroline Arline ; foreword by Anne Davies.

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Appropriate for all grade levels, these 25 field-tested, easy-to-use mathematics assessment probes help teachers modify instruction by determining students' understanding of core mathematical  Read more...
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"A fresh and unique resource for mathematics teachers who recognize the importance of carefully establishing the starting points of instruction in terms of what students already know. The collection Read more...

 
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