Yes, you can use formative assessment in High School mathematics classrooms!
AAC completed this project with a grant from Alberta Education. See practical classroom materials for students and PD materials for teachers, along with project overview videos and the external research reports.
Performance Assessment Tasks
Twelve performance assessment tasks, in English and French. Yes, you can use performance assessment in your High School Math classroom!
New to performance assessment? These videos will provide you with the support you need to use these tasks effectively with your students.
Click on the tabs below to access materials developed through the grant activities.
Performance Tasks and Student Exemplars (12 tasks – English and French)
Les élèves analysent la progression du randonneur sur le sentier selon la représentation graphique. Ils déterminent l’équation d’un segment de droite avant de créer une nouvelle histoire basée sur leur propre graphique. Accès Randonnée dans les Rocheuses
Performance Tasks in Action (videos)
A Mathematics 10C class completes the Rocky Road performance task.
The key steps depicted in these videos model a process that teachers can use with any of the AAC performance tasks.
Formative Assessment in Action
The following five videos showcase formative assessment within high school mathematics classrooms. Materials from the teachers’ lessons are available within the Support Materials link.
Year One Project Overview
Alberta teachers and students discuss how formative assessment supports student learning in high school mathematics classrooms.
Year Two Project Overview
Teacher leaders learn how to support sound assessment practices in high school mathematics classrooms.