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Mathematics Assessment: A Video Library, K-12; Introduction


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Mathematics Assessment: A Video Library, K-12
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This video library portrays the Assessment Standards and Purposes of Assessment of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Showing classrooms where informal and formal assessments are used, the programs help educators sort through many options. They also help teachers see the link between instruction and assessment. Series release date: 1996

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Series description: WestEd; WGBH-TV; the Museum of Science, Boston; the Education Development Center; and Horizon Research, Inc. have produced a video collection and accompanying print materials entitled Teachers as Learners: Professional Development in Science and Mathematics.

These materials are based upon the book Designing Professional Development for Teachers of Science and Mathematics by Susan Loucks-Horsley, Peter Hewson, Nancy Love, and Kathy Stiles. The tapes provide images of a variety of professional development for teachers of science and mathematics for grades K-12.

Designed primarily to catalyze and inform discussion, the video collection includes 18 videotapes. The purpose of the collection is to inspire those who design teacher learning experiences to reflect on elements of effective practice and consider enhancements in their own programs.

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Chicago: “Mathematics Assessment: A Video Library, K-12; Introduction,” 09/16/1997, GBH Archives, accessed January 17, 2022,
MLA: “Mathematics Assessment: A Video Library, K-12; Introduction.” 09/16/1997. GBH Archives. Web. January 17, 2022. <>.
APA: Mathematics Assessment: A Video Library, K-12; Introduction. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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