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Category Archives: Assessment
Using Rich Problems for Differentiated Instruction
This is a good paper describing the use and characteristics of rich problems. http://math.sfsu.edu/hsu/papers/HsuKyshResekRichProblems.pdf (The teaching method here is Teaching With Tasks.) Has 3 examples of rich problems First is rich and fairly basic and doable. Second is excellent. #differenceofsquares … Continue reading
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The CCSSM, and now the new SAT, have Moved the Needle
Introduction Two days ago I was at an excellent presentation on the new SAT test. It was at the WIU Mini Conference on Secondary Mathematics Teaching. For the second time in 3 years, I experienced, in one 40minute presentation, a … Continue reading
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The Redesigned SAT: What Every Math Teacher Needs To Know
Upcoming ICTM Webinar on the SAT The Redesigned SAT: What Every Illinois Math Teacher Needs To Know 3:30 PM on Monday, May 16 The redesigned mathematics SAT is rolling out this spring, and will become common across Illinois in the next year. … Continue reading
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State Testing: An Interactive Breakdown of 201516 Plans
Check out https://twitter.com/DrOlsen314/status/714479412406837248 #CCSS #PARCC #SmarterBalanced #ACT #SAT
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Tagged ACT, CCSS, PARCC, SAT, SmarterBalanced
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Evidence Based Teaching Strategies
Top 10 Evidence Based Teaching Strategies http://www.evidencebasedteaching.org.au/evidencebasedteachingstrategies/
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Quadrant D Learning
The Rigor/Relevance Framework. See the SlideShare at http://www.slideshare.net/NancyW1354/bumpituptoquadrantdsocialstudies See also https://appyadventuresandteaching.wordpress.com/category/billdaggett/ (Click graphic)
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It’s time for us to realize….when it comes to assessment
It’s time for us to realize that (1) assessment (of student learning) is harder than one might think (harder than we thought) and (2) increasing our #assessment efforts may not improve student learning. It’s time we use assessment strategically.
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