What Number is Below the Arrow?
This video clip provides an example of a teacher and student engaging in the diagnostic assessment. As you view the clip, consider the following questions:
- What is the teacher learning about the student’s mathematical understanding?
- If you were this child’s teacher, how would you use this information to change your instruction?
- What are the benefits of conducting such an interview?
- How will you organize and schedule opportunities to conduct diagnostic assessments? Which of your students are first priorities for the interviews?
What Number is Below the Arrow? (5:17 min)
This clip shows a student responding to three assessment items.