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  1. Alternative Instruction and Alternative, Performance-Based Assessment - Jane Ehrenfeld; Math Forum
    Two annotated bibliographies designed to present ways in which assessment can be altered without drastic restructuring of class and curriculum. Some of the articles and books referenced have links to portfolio-based instruction and assessment, and can therefore provide resources for teachers interested in pursuing portfolio systems in their classrooms. All of the articles are math-related, and many give concrete lesson plans and suggestions for practice. more>>

  2. The Assessment Challenge in Statistics Education - Iddo Gal and J. B. Garfield (eds.)
    A book that discusses conceptual and pragmatic issues in the assessment of statistical knowledge and reasoning skills among students at the college and precollege (K12) levels, and the use of assessments to improve instruction. more>>

  3. Assessment - Classroom Compass
    The spring 1996 issue of Classroom Compass examines assessment as an integral part of the learning cycle. One activity, Thinking Aloud About Mathematics, provides an innovative idea for assessing student learning in a high school mathematics classroom. Excerpts from the National Science Education Standards and Assessment Standards for School Mathematics accompany the activity. A resource list, Classroom Assessment, completes the issue. more>>

  4. Assessment in Mathematics Teaching - Mathematics Education at The Math Forum
    The Math Forum's suggested sites on assessment in mathematics education including the NCTM Standards; sessions on assessment at meetings; and selected books and articles on assessment. more>>

  5. Assessment Suggestions - Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
    Answers to a frequently asked question: How can I assess my students at the beginning of the year? Mid-year? Throughout the year? more>>

  6. Authentic Assessment Toolbox - Jon Mueller
    A how-to text on creating authentic tasks, rubrics and standards for measuring and improving student learning, including an introduction to the topic with comparison to traditional test-based assessment, why and how best to use it, standards, tasks, rubrics (scoring scales), portfolios, and a guide to constructing tests. The site also includes examples of standards, tasks and rubrics, and portfolios, a glossary of common terms, and a series of dialogues imagining the author coaching a teacher through this process. more>>

  7. Educational Testing Service (ETS)
    ETS is a private nonprofit educational assessment and measurement institution based in Princeton, NJ, USA. This server provides information about its tests (SAT, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, LSAT) and services (including Practice Test Questions, Career Planning, Financial Aid). more>>

  8. Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment - North Carolina State University
    Links to general resources - Discussion Groups, Forums, Archives of Articles, Lists of Links, etc.; Assessment of specific skills or content; Individual institutions' assessment-related pages, and Accrediting bodies. more>>

  9. Measuring Up, Prototypes for Mathematics Assessment - National Academy of Sciences
    An electronic version of Measuring Up, a book on assessing students in accordance with the NCTM math standards by the National Research Council that provides examples of problems students should be able to solve at a fourth grade level and insights on how to evaluate their responses. It is designed to provide an overview of the book's key concepts and runs on any Macintosh computer with Hypercard 2.0 or higher. From the Mathematical Sciences Education Board, National Research Council. National Academy Press, Washington, D.C., Copyright 1994, National Academy of Sciences. more>>

  10. Measuring What Counts: Executive Summary - MSEB, National Research Council
    "'You can't fatten a hog by weighing it,' said a farmer to a governor at a public hearing in order to explain in plain language the dilemma of educational assessment. To be useful to society, assessment must advance education, not merely record its status...." Purchase the book, read it or its executive summary online, or download a PDF of the executive summary. By the Mathematical Sciences Education Board, National Research Council. more>>

  11. Preparing for Assessment - Math Forum, Teacher2Teacher FAQ
    Answers to a frequently asked question: How can I prepare my students for assessments? more>>


 
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  1. 6+1 Trait Writing (NWREL) - Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory
    A scoring guide (rubric) not specifically for mathematical writing, but useful nonetheless. Subjects included: ideas and content, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions. Also links to other Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory ...more>>

  2. 9th Grade Math Proficiency Test - NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
    9th Grade Math Practice Questions to test addition, multiplication, word-problem skills, and basic algebraic skills. Includes answers and explanations. From the Proficiency Building Activities of the NASA Lewis Research Center K-12 Program. ...more>>

  3. achieve.org - Achieve, Inc.
    A site for information on state progress in raising expectations for all students, with a searchable database of the academic standards from most states in math, English, science, and history/social studies and sample assessment questions, student work, ...more>>

  4. Adult Numeracy - Math Forum
    Selected articles about adult numeracy compiled for the Math Forum's Adult Education Teachers' Place: the GED; Mailing List; Organizations, Newsletters, and Other Resources. ...more>>

  5. Air Pollution: A Local and Global Problem - Karen Bardeen
    Students investigate the problem of air pollution in a given location and research possible solutions using a variety of tools (laboratory technology, Internet resources, multimedia technology, etc.). Mathematics goals include estimating, making, and ...more>>

  6. Alternative Assessment Techniques - ERIC
    An introductory bibliography of available information on alternative assessment. Provides an extensive list of resources, with abstracts and directions for obtaining full-text copies of ERIC Journal and ERIC document citations. ...more>>

  7. ap-calc - The College Board, Math Forum
    The Advanced Placement Calculus mailing list is hosted by The College Board and archived by the Math Forum. Designed for pre-college students preparing for AP tests, the level of discussion and the explicit relation to the college sequence may also make ...more>>

  8. AP Central - The College Board's Online Home for AP Professionals - The College Board
    A free site for all those involved in or interested in the AP Program, including new and experienced teachers, coordinators, counselors, college faculty, and school and college administrators, offering a growing set of resources - course descriptions, ...more>>

  9. ap-stat - The College Board, Math Forum
    A list for prospective teachers and others involved in the development of the Advanced Placement Statistics Examination. Read and search archived messages. ...more>>

  10. Assessing Mathematical Proficiency - Alan Schoenfeld
    Downloadable Cambridge University Press volume of a 2004 conference held by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) that brought together a diverse collection of stakeholders in mathematics assessment to examine the goals of assessment and ...more>>

  11. Assessing True Academic Success: The Next Frontier of Reform - Dan Kennedy, Baylor School
    Article from Mathematics Teacher 92, 462-66, September 1999. "Suppose that your doctor's idea of a successful medical practice is to teach his patients how to pass every diagnostic test that he gives to them. How will you ever know if you are healthy? ...more>>

  12. Assessment Resource Center (ARC) - University of Missouri
    The ARC "promotes the practice, enhances the understanding, and advances the use of assessment in education, business, and the professions." ARC develops and applies measurement instruments and research and evaluation services, offering project management ...more>>

  13. Assessment Resources: Math - Cynthia Good
    A list of links to guides, standards, curricular frameworks, activities, tests, and other resources for assessment in mathematics. ...more>>

  14. Authentic Assessment in Mathematics - Daley, Diamond, Handy, McKenzie; The Geometry Forum
    A group project carried out at a Geometry Forum Summer '94 Workshop at Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. The goal of this project was to collect and organize available INTERNET resources on Authentic Mathematical Assessment applicable to Secondary Schools. ...more>>

  15. Balanced Assessment in Mathematics - The Concord Consortium
    From 1993 to 2003, the Balanced Assessment in Mathematics Program existed at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The project group developed a large collection of innovative mathematics assessment tasks for grades K to 12, and trained teachers to ...more>>

  16. Beyond Traditional Math
    Blog by a teacher who "was appalled to be handed a math book in which all instruction was whole group," and who subsequently "went on a mission to change and move beyond that traditional model of math in the elementary classroom." Subtitled "Fostering ...more>>

  17. A Bibliography of Mathematics Education - Paul Ernest, University of Exeter, U.K.
    A 1994 electronic bibliography prepared for students at the University of Exeter, U.K. Contents: Society, Diversity And Mathematics Education; The Learning Of Mathematical Topics; The Psychology Of Learning Mathematics; Teaching Approaches And Resources ...more>>

  18. The Biggest Story Problem - Scott Laidlaw and Jennifer Harris, Imagine Education
    This independent documentary examines the "sudden drop in math scores and competency seen as students in the U.S. transition from primary to secondary schools." The film interweaves the stories of former teacher Scott Laidlaw, those participating in a ...more>>

  19. Block Schedules and Student Performance on AP Examinations - Robert Smith and Wayne J. Camara - collegeboard.com, Inc.
    Download a PDF article that concludes that "[t]he instructional schedule does affect student grades on the four AP Examinations in this 1998 study after they have been adjusted for group differences in student ability. The results from this study generally ...more>>

  20. b's law - Brian Lawler
    Blog begun March, 2011, by a professor of math education at California State University San Marcos. Posts, which "try to disrupt," have included "continued reaction to tracking," "The Problem of the Skateboarder Problem in IMP," "A Deconstruction of Learning ...more>>

  21. CalculusABC.com - Chris Watson
    A site for calculus teachers to share questions they've written and discuss issues relating to the field. Sort multiple choice questions according to calculator use and representation type (verbal, numerical, analytical, or graphical). With web forums ...more>>

  22. California Mathematics Council (CMC)
    A professional organization of educators dedicated to improving classroom instruction in mathematics at all levels. Goals: to foster excellence in school mathematics curricula and instructional programs, including assessment and evaluation; to promote ...more>>

  23. Casio Solutions - Charlie Watson
    For CASIO graphing calculator users: high school level Casio calculator resources, including downloadable programs, student worksheets and activities, calculator comparisions, links to other Casio sites, a listing of print resources for educators, with ...more>>

  24. Center for Advancement of Learning: Learning Strategies Database - Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio
    Database of background information, purposes and advantages of various strategies, and descriptions of specific strategies themselves. Subject-specific strategies, including math, and a variety of general purpose strategies are available. ...more>>

  25. Center for Innovative Learning Technologies (CILT)
    Joining forces and leveraging resources to improve K-14 education. Four theme areas have been defined as initial opportunities, with a "theme team" for each. Teams meet annually with the best minds in their fields from Industry, Research, and Schools ...more>>

  26. Classroom Compass - Adams, Powell, Assoc. Editors; Southwest Educational Development Laboratory
    A magazine published from 1994 to 2005, with ideas, activities, and resources for teachers interested in improving instruction in science and mathematics, and links to simple classroom activities with ideas about learning and instruction. Each issue presents ...more>>

  27. A Collection of Assessment Strategies - Alaska Department of Education & Early Development
    Each section of this page describes and analyzes a particular type of assessment strategy, then lists sources of further information. Following those discussions, samples show how each type of strategy might be used at various grade levels. The given ...more>>

  28. College Board Online - ETS
    Sample tests and auto-scoring questions; auto-replying financial aid worksheets; dowloadable AP course descriptions; online SAT registration, education materials shopping; announcements; career, scholarships, college searchers; bimonthly net tips; maintained ...more>>

  29. Computer-Based Assessment - Univ. of Wolverhampton (UK)
    Designed to replace written tests. Each test generates an exam randomly from a possible 80,000 variations and then delivers, marks and gives feedback on it. Tests are now available free for others to use and include: basic statistics test (topics include ...more>>

  30. Computing Technology for Math Excellence - Patricia Deubel
    Computing Technology for Math Excellence (CT4ME) is devoted to resources for teaching and learning mathematics (K-12 and calculus) and the standards movement in education. Math resources include links to sites for basic skills mastery, problem solving ...more>>

  31. Connected Mathematics Project (CMP) - Michigan State University
    A project funded by the NSF to develop a complete mathematics curriculum for the middle grades (6-8), one rich in connections among the various topic strands of the subject, between mathematics and its applications in other disciplines, between the planned ...more>>

  32. CONNECT: Everyone can do Math and Science - Colorado
    Colorado's NSF-funded statewide systemic initiative in mathematics and science. CONNECT is charged to provide support and leadership to increase the achievement of all Colorado students in mathematics and science, kindergarten through baccalaureate (K-16). ...more>>

  33. Constrained and Unconstrained Testing Environment (CUTE) - DCI (UK)
    A suite of Fortran subroutines, scripts, and test problems for linear and nonlinear optimization. Its purpose is to provide ways to explore an extensive collection of problems (over 800 different test problems to date), to compare existing packages and ...more>>

  34. Core Concept: Comprehensive Assessment - Edutopia
    The George Lucas Educational Foundation's compilation of resources on assessment in education, including videos, real-life examples, blog posts, articles, and interviews. ...more>>

  35. Core-Plus Mathematics Project (CPMP)
    A five-year project funded by the National Science Foundation to develop student and teacher materials for a complete three-year high school mathematics curriculum for all students, plus a fourth-year course continuing the preparation of students for ...more>>

  36. Course Materials Online - College of Education, San Diego State University
    Courses online in Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education; Education; Educational Technology, including multimedia development and distance education. Also humanistic and social aspects of teaching, from the School of Teacher Education. ...more>>

  37. Cram Central: Advanced Placement Exam Prep - Apex Publishing
    An online environment for AP review, with preparation tools and connections to AP students around the country. Free registration; strategies, resources, and study tips for students; strategies, resources, and a teachers' forum. Course outlines and online ...more>>

  38. Critical Evaluation Information - Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators, Discovery School
    With the advent of the World Wide Web and the huge amount of information it contains, students need to be able to evaluate a Web page for authenticity, applicability, authorship, bias, and usability. To help teachers get students started with this process, ...more>>

  39. Critical Issues in Mathematics (NCREL) - Pathways to School Improvement
    Articles from the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL). The Significance of the NCTM Standards; Ensuring Equity and Excellence in Mathematics; Locating, Using, and Integrating Internet-Based Mathematics Materials; Providing Hands-On, ...more>>

  40. Dan Kennedy - Dan Kennedy, Baylor School
    Essays by Kennedy, the first high school teacher ever to chair the Advanced Placement Calculus Development Committee, include his article "The Princess and the AP: A Calculus Fairy Tale" and his 1998 address to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, ...more>>

  41. David Marius Bressoud
    David Bressoud has written several undergraduate textbooks that use physics and the history of mathematics to motivate the study of multi-variable calculus, number theory, real analysis. Other books include A Course in Computational Number Theory and ...more>>

  42. Department of Science & Mathematics Education: Research and Development - Univ. of Melbourne, Australia
    Read faculty research and learn about their projects and interests: children's understanding of statistical and probabilistic concepts; the negotiation of meaning in mathematics & science classrooms (The Classroom Project); the expression of algorithms ...more>>

  43. Designing a Sustainable Standards-based Assessment System - Don Burger; Mid-continent Regional Educational Laboratory (McREL)
    Designing and implementing a sustainable standards-based system that consistently yields high student achievement involves more than setting and measuring academic goals. Changing to a standards-based system provides an opportunity to re-examine the ...more>>

  44. Digital Math - Santa Barbara County Education Office
    A site to assist Algebra I, Grade 7, and Grade 6 students, their parents, and educators with the California State Mathematics Content Standards. Log in for Quicktime that provides step-by-step instruction to solve problems aligned with the mathematics ...more>>

  45. Divisible by 3 - Andrew Stadel
    Stadel has taught pre-algebra, algebra, and geometry in middle school since 2004. His blog about "interactions with math, logic, life, teaching, and the web they spin together" dates back to March, 2012, with posts such as "Survey your students"; "2012 ...more>>

  46. Doing Mathematics - Bryan Meyer
    Blog by an eleventh grade math teacher at a project-based learning (PBL) school pursuing a Masters Degree in Teacher Leadership. Posts, which date back to February, 2012, have included "What Bowflex Can Teach Us about Assessment," "Habits of a Mathematician," ...more>>

  47. Ed Tech Tools - University of Hawaii
    Free, web-based tools for educators, featuring QuizMaker 2.0, which allows users to create and correct on-line quizzes easily and quickly, without any knowledge of HTML. It provides instant feedback to students, and/or package answers in an email that ...more>>

  48. Educational Aspirations
    "Ramblings from a 21st century educator" who specializes in differentiating math and seeks to make the subject "more engaging and relevant to students' lives." Blog posts, which date back to July, 2011, have included "Measuring Student Growth," "Twitter ...more>>

  49. Edutest: Online Assessment Resource
    Assessment testing based on nationally recognized standards in Math and Language Arts for grades 2-8. Scoring is instant and both parents and teachers can review the tests and the correct answers with their students. The site has some information for ...more>>

  50. EduWare - EduWare, Inc.
    Eduware Software lets teachers create exams for any subject or from test banks of Regents questions for Science, Social Studies, Foreign Languages, and Math, using the Wizard Test Maker program. Math subjects include logic, algebra, geometry, the coordinate ...more>>


 
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