Mathematics Formative Assessment, Volume 1
75 Practical Strategies for Linking Assessment, Instruction, and Learning
- Page Keeley - Consultant, Speaker, and Author
- Cheryl Rose Tobey - Tobey Education Group, LLC, Education Development Center, Newton, MA
Corwin Mathematics Series
Transform your mathematics instruction with this rich collection of formative assessment techniques
Award-winning author Page Keeley and mathematics expert Cheryl Rose Tobey apply the successful format of Keeley's best-selling Science Formative Assessment to mathematics. They provide 75 formative assessment strategies and show teachers how to use them to inform instructional planning and better meet the needs of all students. Research shows that formative assessment has the power to significantly improve learning, and its many benefits include:
- Stimulation of metacognitive thinking
- Increased student engagement
- Insights into student thinking
- Development of a discourse community
The authors also provide important guidance with each technique, including usage tips and caveats, implementation examples, and suggested modifications. With practical strategies that are relevant for all grades and topic areas, Mathematics Formative Assessment provides the tools to transform teaching and learning in your classroom.
"This book is a wonderful resource for integrating formative assessment into student-centered instruction. The authors describe numerous ways teachers can access the many levels of student understanding. It belongs on every mathematics teacher’s shelf."
"This book contains an incredible set of Math FACTs – Formative Assessment Classroom Techniques. If you have been curious about Formative Assessment or how to implement it in your math classroom, this book provides the tools to get you started."
"This book features formative assessment strategies specifically written for math and can be used in any math class. A book that we have been waiting for."
"This book is a game-changer! By putting theory into practical digestible units, Mathematics Formative Assessment gives teachers of all levels a bank of techniques to design standards-aligned classes. I wish I had something like this 20 years ago when I was first teaching."
"Coaches and other teacher leaders will find this compendium of assessment strategies invaluable."
"Most important, Keeley and Tobey discuss extensively the use of teh data generated to inform teaching. Coaches and other teacher leaders will find this compendium of assessment strategies invaluable."
as a reference book
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 1: An Introduction to Formative Assessment Classroom Techniques (FACS)