Assessing Algebra Concepts in Adults


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What is the BEST definition of scaffolding in an educational context?

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1. Which one of the following is an example of a peer assessment that can be used in the adult education algebra classroom?

2. Which one of the following is an example of dialogue assessment that can be used in the adult education algebra classroom?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your comprehension of assessing algebra concepts in adults. Multiple-choice questions will cover key topics like a definition of scaffolding in education and a peer assessment example in adult education algebra.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how much you know about these key areas:

  • Dialogue assessment
  • Whether or not questioning is an effective assessment tool
  • Comparison between pedagogy and andragogy

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson such as andragogy and pedagogy
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define scaffolding in education
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an example of a peer assessment in an adult education algebra classroom

Additional Learning

You can learn more about algebra for adults with the accompanying lesson titled Assessing Algebra Concepts in Adults. These key topics will be highlighted:

  • Five factors that impact the motivation of adult students
  • Necessity of self-concept in lesson plans for adult learners
  • Scaffolding example
  • Effective methods for approaching/solving problems
  • Comment sandwich as a helpful tool
  • Evaluation technique via formative assessment