The book features:
-An overview of balanced mathematics assessment and recommendations for using the tasks and rubrics
- Insight into the mathematics domain that the tasks and rubrics in each chapter are designed to assess
-Individual assessment tasks for key areas of importance, concern, or challenge
-A clear, thorough explanation of each task that covers underlying student thinking and how to use the rubrics
The tasks and rubrics in Tasks and Rubrics for Balanced Mathematics Assessment, Grades K-6 can help all teachers improve the mathematical understandings of students and gain a clearer vision of their students' strengths and weaknesses. Informed assessment provides the data and insight to improve instruction and support higher student achievement.