Jody Riskowski, Gayla Olbricht, Jennifer Wilson
After constructing and
conducting a survey, students explored concepts of statistics, considered
distribution of cultural groups, and produced a multimedia summary of their
Rubrics as Formative Assessment Tools
Maggie B. McGatha and Peg Darcy
Consider the role of rubrics in how
students present their ideas. Viewed as more than an assessment, rubrics can
also provide feedback to teachers, further student understanding, and encourage
articulation of ideas.
Dividing Fractions and Problem Solving
Kathleen Cramer, Debra Monson, Stephanie Whitney, Seth Leavitt, Terry Wyberg
See how a
class of sixth graders used concrete and pictorial models to build meaning for
arithmetic operations with fractions.