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Law of Cosines: An Honors Precalculus Assessment Question

Background Last semester, I formally assessed my honors precalculus students via summative assessments fourteen times: ten quizzes, three tests, and one final exam.  Informal formative assessments occurred frequently and varied over time.  Formal formative assessments occurred once to twice weekly … Continue reading

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NCTM Process Standard: Representation

In 2000, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) published their process standards for mathematics in Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. The Process Standards According to the NCTM, their process standards ”highlight the mathematical processes that students draw on to acquire … Continue reading

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NCTM Process Standard: Connections

In 2000, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) published their process standards for mathematics in Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. The Process Standards According to the NCTM, their process standards ”highlight the mathematical processes that students draw on to acquire … Continue reading

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