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Formative Assessment in Mathematics

Effective Assessment

Benefits of Formative Assessment - NCTM Advocacy

NCTM Position Statement What is the role of formative assessment in mathematics education?

Five “Key Strategies” for Effective Formative Assessment - NCTM Research Brief

Inside Mathematics - Formative Re-engaging Lessons involve a cycle of inquiry, instruction, assessment, analysis, selection, and re-engagement around a mathematical concept. Here, you can see how multiple teachers have approached designing lessons to formatively re-engage their learners.

Video Resources

Videos Demonstration the four attributes of formative assessment

Performance Tasks

Illustrative Mathematics - Resources that can be used as tasks.

Achieve the Core - Tasks that illustrate the focus, coherence, and rigor of the CCSS.

Mathematics Assessment Project -  Lessons that support teachers in formative assessment (6-12).

Inside Mathematics - These tasks are grade-level formative performance assessment tasks with accompanying scoring rubrics and discussion of student work samples.

Performance Assessment Resource Bank - The Performance Assessment Resource Bank is an online collection of high-quality performance tasks and resources that support the use of performance assessment for meaningful learning.