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Author Schwartz, Judah L., 1934-
Title Getting from arithmetic to algebra : balanced assessments for the transition / Judah L. Schwartz, Joan M. Kenney.
Published New York : Teachers College Press, Columbia University, c2012.
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 Floor4  QA11 .S325 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description ix, 158 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction to assessments that teach -- Getting to algebra from elementary mathematics -- Number and quantity -- Pattern and function -- Shape and space -- Chance and data -- Arrangement -- Some concluding thoughts.
Summary Two experienced educators present a fresh approach to mathematics learning in the middle grades with the transition from arithmetic to algebra. The authors provide a collection of balanced, multi-dimensional assessment tasks designed to evaluate students' ability to work with mathematical objects and perform mathematical actions. --from publisher description
Subject Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Middle school) -- Standards.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Middle school) -- Evaluation.
Effective teaching.
Related Names Kenney, Joan M., 1937-
ISBN 9780807753200 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
0807753203 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
OCLC number 767255260