Mathematics for Teaching Tag: assessment tasks

Tag: assessment tasks

Test your understanding of irrational numbers

The following is a set of tasks which I think are great questions for assessing understanding of irrational numbers. These tasks were from the study of Natasa Sirotic and Rina Zazkis. The responses were analysed in terms of algorithmic, formal, and intuitive knowledge described at the end of the post. Set A This set of tasks…

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Assessing conceptual understanding of integers

Assessing students’ understanding of operations involving integers should not just include assessing their skill in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing integers. Equally important is their conceptual understanding of the process itself and thus need assessing as well. Even more important is to make the assessment process  a context where students are given opportunity to connect…

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