Tag Archives: Formative Assessment

Data for Differentiation

In preparation for the upcoming semester for my algebra 1 sections, I analyzed student performance using a subset of questions from their final exam.  Select questions covered the primary content for first semester, linear equations, while others spanned various prerequisite … Continue reading

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Fall Semester Algebra 1 Outcomes – Year 3

Finals week this past semester marked the third year my students took an identical final exam.  Capturing individual cohort performance and comparing cohort performance across the years are important to inform my instruction; using the same exam facilitates comparisons between … Continue reading

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Surveying My AP Calculus Students

I just distributed the first online survey of the year for my AP Calculus students.  Others are to follow shortly. Why the survey and why now?  I sense that many students are not preparing adequately for class for a variety … Continue reading

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