Teach for America
Secondary Math online Teacher Development
Course: Crafting Rigorous Assessments
Analyze research on the role of assessment in mathematics
Identify qualities and non-qualities of high quality assessment
Consider formatting schemes for assessment
Breakdown the misconceptions represented by high-quality multiple choice questions
Craft quality multiple choice questions based on student misconceptions
Identify qualities of high quality free response/task questions
Consider the importance of moving toward student-self assessment
Do this if...
You are currently giving low-level worksheet-style assessments
You are unsure of what high quality assessment looks like in math
You are currently able to garner little data and meaning other than right/wrong from student assessment data
How will this help me tomorrow?
Help you incorporate rigorous, meaning questions into your formative and summative assessments
Aid in conceptualizing assessment questions so that generated data is meaningful
Help you identify high quality multiple choice and free response questions
Create your own high quality questions based off of your students' misconceptions
Create your own unique website with customizable templates.