# Good Daily Assessments Improve Student Learning

/Let's be frank ... to improve student learning you need assessments that are aligned with what you taught which should be also be aligned with the curriculum. These would be good assessments!

Let's be frank ... to improve student learning you need assessments that are aligned with what you taught which should be also be aligned with the curriculum. These would be good assessments!

Based on research, the more testing that teachers do, the better students get at drawing on their long-term memory. More frequent acts of retrieving information will improve students' understanding in mathematics. Simply put, the process of writing math quizzes or taking tests does more than measure learning, it **improves learning**. Sorry kids ... this probably not what you want to hear.

Welcome to the Math in Motion website. This site is maintained by Dr. Tess Miller from the University of Prince Edward Island.

Following a career as a mathematics teacher and department head, Dr. Miller has specialized in mathematics education and assessment. Dr. Miller has published several mathematics textbooks with McGraw Hill Ryerson and has recently created numerous mathematics videos designed to help teachers, parents, and students learn the foundational concepts in mathematics such as fractions and decimals.

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