Error Analysis Worksheet
When grading math papers, the teacher often has to treat the student’s solutions like a puzzle that needs to be unraveled. You have no clue what they are doing or why. Students rarely write down numbers or scratch work at random, there is some kind of logic to it. Your job as the teacher is to figure out what that logic is, pinpoint the errors, and then come up with a way to fix it.
View the following lecture to learn about the process of error analysis which explains what it is, how to use it, and then presents many examples of common student errors.