A, E, I, O, U and Always Y: A Simple Technique for Improving Communication and Assessment in the Mathematics Classroom
August 2008, Volume 102, Issue 1, Page 16
A technique for structuring and assessing student work that, when applied appropriately, can improve students' ability to communicate their mathematical thinking and the teacher's ability to assess understanding. Includes a framework for the technique and a rubric for assessing student responses. See the difference in two students' responses before and after learning this method of showing their thinking.
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