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Math Musings: An Adult Numeracy Blog


Rethinking Placement Testing
by Melissa Braaten We all know that first impressions matter. Students start forming an impression of their program, class, and teacher from their first interactions during intake, which usually involves some sort of assessment for the purposes of class placement. Many standardized intake assessments involve a student sitting by himself, answering traditional, procedural math questions … Continue reading Rethinking Placement Testing

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The Separation of Sense from Mathematical Understanding

 

 

Mary Jane Schmitt teaching
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