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Sound Off!: Placement Tests: The Shaky Bridge Connecting School and College Mathematics

Sheldon Gordon 

October 2006, Volume 100, Issue 3, Page 174

Abstract:
This article looks at the placement tests used for admission at most colleges, and how they represent a hurdle in the transition between school and collegiate mathematics. Different aspects of the problems are examined and suggestions for resolving the difficultuies are provided.

Keywords:
Article
Assessment / Testing
Higher Education
Grades 9-12
Curriculum
Teacher
Skill and Fluency