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what happens when a test company gets it wrong
10-12-2014, 01:36 AM
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(10-11-2014 11:15 PM)Tim Wessman Wrote:  
Quote:Asking a student to understand something means asking a teacher to assess whether the student has understood it. But what does mathematical understanding look like? One hallmark of mathematical understanding is the ability to justify, in a way appropriate to the student’s mathematical maturity, why a particular mathematical statement is true or where a mathematical rule comes from. There is a world of difference between a student who can summon a mnemonic device to expand a product such as (a + b)(x + y) and a student who can explain where the mnemonic comes from. The student who can explain the rule understands the mathematics, and may have a better chance to succeed at a less familiar task such as expanding (a + b + c)(x + y).

That obviously is crap that needs tossing...


Where are you quoting from? I don't see that quote in a previous message. Is it from the Common Core, or.........

Please give us a reference point to your quotes. Otherwise the quotes don't make any sense.


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RE: what happens when a test company gets it wrong - Bill (Smithville NJ) - 10-12-2014 01:36 AM

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