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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

150- Using Comics for Assessment

Thursday, April 16, 2015: 11:30 AM-12:00 PM
Grand Ballroom E (Westin)


Lead Speaker:
Katie A. Hendrickson
Hoyun Cho

Handouts Using Comic as Assessment NCTM 2015_Hendrickson_Cho.pdf


This session will describe a summative assessment in which middle school students create a comic strip. A rubric was used to evaluate the students’ depth of mathematical understanding displayed in the comic. The presenters will share the assignment, rubric, student work samples, and the effect of cartoons on students’ attitude toward mathematics.


Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Burst