Tiered Math Assessments « Challenge by Choice with Tiered Instruction and Assessment Tiered assessments allow students to show their understanding at varying degrees of challenge. Besides tests, we also offer tiered projects and performance assessments. Below, you’ll find examples of tiered tests. *** 8th Grade (Mostly) Algebra *** Solving Linear Equations and Evaluating ExpressionsGreen Assessment SolutionsBlue Assessment SolutionsBlack Assessment Solutions Problem Solving with Linear EquationsGreen Assessment SolutionsBlue Assessment SolutionsBlack Assessment Solutions Analyzing Patterns, Relations, and FunctionsGreen Assessment SolutionsBlue Assessment SolutionsBlack Assessment Solutions Linear Functions – Numerical, Symbolic, and Graphical RepresentationsGreen Assessment SolutionsBlue Assessment SolutionsBlack Assessment Solutions Solving, graphing, and applying linear systems of equationsGreen AssessmentSolutionsBlue AssessmentSolutionsBlack AssessmentSolutions Solving Problems in 2 and 3-D SpaceGreen AssessmentSolutionsBlue AssessmentSolutionsBlack AssessmentSolutions

Reflect…Reflecting…Reflection..  In the School Library Monthly a post titled I.Need.Reflection caught my attention. You can read: I’m acutely aware that I’m flooded with input without having the time to arrange that input into meaningful patterns. and the word “truncate” in the following quote immediately conjured up a mental image about the lack of reflection time for our students AND our teachers. In today’s hurried classrooms, it’s tempting to truncate the learning experience by cutting off the reflective process. The author also points to research Research tells us (see: Donovan & Bransford’s How People Learn or Darling-Hammond’s Powerful Learning: What We Know About Teaching for Understanding as examples) that my state is not unique; rather, reflection is undeniably essential to making new learning stick. I believe that one of the most important skills for the future is the ability to write …to write well…to write in different media…to write for difference audiences…to write reflectively…to write collaborative