Category Archives: Math Assessments

PARCC Model Content Frameworks

PARCC Draft Model Content Frameworks for Mathematics REVISIONS TO THE PARCC MODEL CONTENT FRAMEWORKS FOR MATHEMATICS AND ELA/LITERACY BASED ON PUBLIC FEEDBACK PARCC MODEL CONTENT FRAMEWORKS MATHEMATICS GRADES 3–11 October 2011 Share this:

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Guest Post: SBAC Math Specifications Don’t Add Up

Guest Post: SBAC Math Specifications Don’t Add Up W. Stephen Wilson  September 19, 2011   The Thomas B. Fordham Institute Flypaper The conceptualization of mathematical understanding on which SBAC will base its assessments is deeply flawed. Mathematical Practices, or what was … Continue reading

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MSP math scores at grades 3,4,5 : Seattle vs. CPSD

MSP math scores at grades 3,4,5 : Seattle vs. CPSD In the fall of 2007…. Seattle adopted Everyday math In the fall of 2009…. After years of frustration with Terc/Investigations Clover Park adopted State Recommended “Math Connections” for grades 1 … Continue reading

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Assessment Consortium Releases Math Content Specifications

Assessment Consortium Releases Math Content Specifications Catherine Gewertz on August 30, 2011  Education Week SMARTER Balanced’s math content specifications rest on four statements that describe the end goals of the assessment system. For each of those claims, the consortium specifies … Continue reading

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The Common Core State Standards— Education Reform and Us

The Common Core State Standards— Education Reform and Us Solomon Garfunkel  JUNE/JULY 2011      NOTICES OF THE AMS We will be living with this version of the standards for at least the next ten years, and it will determine what and … Continue reading

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Reports on Assessment

What Do the NAEP Math Tests Really Measure? By David Klein Notices of the AMS January 2011 Formative Assessment and Next-Generation Assessment Systems: Are We Losing an Opportunity? Margaret Heritage National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing … Continue reading

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