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    This posting compares traditional quizzes/tests to the process of assessment through written work and classroom discussion. Is it possible that both are relevant to mathematical instruction? What are potential drawbacks to having students write about their mathematical reasoning? Support your perspective with specific examples.

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    When comparing traditional quizzes to the process of assessment through written assignment in math YOU the student must ascertain the cognitive level of the students involved. If dealing with elementary learners it would be difficult for the students to engage in metacognition or (thinking about their thinking) because of their limited cognitive capability. Therefore, the relative rudimentary use of quizzes that employ the methodology of multiple choice ...

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    The expert discusses different assessment techniques that can be utilized in the classroom.