Assessing Proportional Thinking

  • Assessing Proportional Thinking

    George W. Bright, Jeane M. Joyner, and Charles Wallis
    Article explores the performance and thinking of eighth- and ninth-grade students in their solution to proportional reasoning problems in multiple-choice and open-ended formats. The two formats provide different pictures of students' proportional reasoning strategies. The assessment analyzed in provided with sample student responses.