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The Forum's Internet Mathematics Library provides a page of links to Assessment/Testing resources. A few selections from these pages are offered below.

  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 ... more>>

  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 ... more>>

  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 ... more>>

  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 ... more>>

  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 ... more>>

  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, ... more>>

  Electronic Portfolios: A New Idea in Assessment - Anna Maria D. Lankes
An ERIC digest article on new authentic and performance-based measures of assessment, including projects that require students to demonstrate ... more>>

Exemplars is meant to assist teachers, schools and districts implement authentic assessment and problem solving in their classrooms and to meet the ... more>>

  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; ... more>>

  Math Methodology Part 2: Assessment - Computing Technology for Math Excellence (CT4ME); Patricia Deubel
This essay addresses systems for assessment (diagnostic, formative, summative), and more on self-assessment, teacher-made tests, and vendor-made ... more>>

  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 ... more>>

  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 ... more>>

  MiddleSchoolPortal/Math Assessment - NSDL wiki: Terese Herrera, The Ohio State University
Background information, resources for preparing students and implementing assessments in the classroom, and practice problems for students to ... more>>

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

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