Some of you who were involved in the EQAO Primary Assessment last year may remember this question. There are 24 students in Mrs. Lowe’s class. She divides the class into 4 equal groups. Make a drawing to show the 24 students divided into 4 equal groups. One of these groups
Recently in a Gr 3, 4, 5 classroom we gave the students this question: Students are learning about insects. They discover that an ant has 1 body, 2 antennae and 6 legs. They each make a model. How many bodies, antennae and legs will they need for 5, 10 and
Recently I was invited to be a member of the EOSDN Panel Presentation at CAfLN (Canadian Assessment for Learning Network Conference & Symposium) held at Queen’s University. CAfLN is a member-led, non-profit organization connecting people across Canada who are interested in the use of assessment for learning and the development
I love problems that provide authentic opportunities to cluster several big ideas. Recently, I was in a classroom where the teacher gave the following problem to his students. Tia is filling a bucket with water. She knows that 500 ml of water comes out of the hose every 10 seconds.