Day 43: Precalc Midterm

My precalculus teaching partner and I decided we wanted to encourage long-term retention while also giving students some experiences with multiple choice exams since our final exam has an MC component.   So we instituted Quarter Midterms.  Students do tend to perform a little below their usual level, but part of that is due to taking a multiple choice exam in math where the distractors are so enticing!


This year I used GradeCam to quick score them, but also got an item analysis.  I hope to scatter in the highly missed questions as openers or exit questions in second quarter.  These questions will also be good discussion questions next year.


Posted on November 6, 2015, in Uncategorized and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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