
02366783
j
2006a.00388
Foster, David
Noyce, Pendred
The mathematics assessment collaborative: Performance testing to improve instruction.
Phi Delta Kappan 85, No. 5, 367374 (2004).
2003
Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) International, Bloomington, IN
EN
D60
achievement measurement
mathematical understanding
assessment
standardized testing
USA (California)
Thirty school districts in California have decided that the best way to counter the ill effects of mandatory highstakes standardized testing in mathematics is to join together and institute their own performance assessments. The authors report that the districts participating in the Mathematics Assessment Collaborative have seen improved mathematical understanding on the part of both their students and their teachers. (orig.)