BC Education Leadership Council (BCELC)

Josh Giesbrech

(Teacher-On-Call in BC)
On the topic of appropriate use of technology, here is a short read on how incorporating computer-algebra systems like WolframAlpha can maybe get us closer to assessing students on what we want them to be good at:


Assessing To Learn & Learning To Assess from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
  • Assessment was a yearlong NCTM focus in 2005-2006. Their PD site, linked above, identifies resources from NCTM activities, journals, news bulletins, publications, websites, and E-Workshops that relate to assessment.

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In the Yukon Education Teachers' Professional Library Call #: 510.76 MAT

Post-Secondary Institutions

Comosun College


SFU Challenge Exam Website http://www.math.sfu.ca/outreach/schools/challenge/

The next running of the Calculus Exam will be on June 9, 2011 from 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM PDT
UBC-Vancouver will organize the event. A few more details are online at http://www.math.ubc.ca/Ugrad/Challenge/.



Rethinking Classroom Assessment With Purpose In Mind French Version

Yukon Ed.

Assessment PD

Barron's AP Calculus with CD-Rom 9th Edition - AP Test Preparation Manual

(Cat. #MA1257, $35) Order It Now From Resource Services From The Catalogue of Curriculum Materials