Assessing Mathematical Proficiency
by Alan H. Schoenfeld
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2007
Number of pages: 391
Testing matters! It can determine kids' and schools' futures. In a conference at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, mathematicians, math education researchers, teachers, test developers, and policymakers gathered to work through critical issues related to mathematics assessment. This volume presents the results of the discussions. It highlights the kinds of information that different assessments can offer, including many examples of some of the best mathematics assessments worldwide.
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by Deborah Loewenberg Ball - RAND Corporation
A clear need exists for improvement in mathematics proficiency in US schools. While the federal government have made significant investments toward improving mathematics education, the knowledge base supporting these efforts has generally been weak.
by Marcel B. Finan - Arkansas Tech University
Problem-solving is the cornerstone of school mathematics. The techniques discussed in this book should help you to become a better problem solver and should show you how to help others develop their problem-solving skills.
by Jonathan M. Borwein - DocServer
The emergence of powerful mathematical computing environments, the growing availability of correspondingly powerful computers and the pervasive presence of the internet allow for mathematicians to proceed heuristically and quasi-inductively.
by Tony Gardiner - Open Book Publishers
This handbook for teachers will help them broaden and enrich their students' mathematical education. It avoids specifying how to teach, and focuses instead on the central principles and concepts that need to be borne in mind by all teachers.