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Author:Swan, Malcolm; and Ridgway, Jim
Description: Self-contained, self-instructional modules that "promote and assess thinking skills in mathematics." Mathematical Thinking Classroom Assessment Techniques (Math CATs) tasks from the Field-tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG) include "Fault Finding and Fixing"; "Plausible Estimation"; "Creating Measures"; "Convincing and Proving"; and "Reasoning from Evidence."

Levels: College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Estimation, Measurement, Number Sense/About Numbers, Communicating Math, Logic/Foundations
Math Ed Topics: Problem-Solving, Specific Math Concepts/Techniques

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