I have been at the T3 International Conference in Las Vegas this week. This morning, I had the opportunity to present a Power Session on CCSS: Bringing content and practice standards together. 711 more words
Tags » Formative Assessment
This year I’ve worked really hard at increasing my formative assessment so I can modify my teaching and utilize the class time more effectively. This has (until recently) mostly taken the form of exit polls that students complete. 263 more words
“When do we get our report cards?” B asks.
“At the end of the day,” I tell him.
“If I get more 4s than 3s I get to go to a movie,” A says to B. 504 more words
This video is from the Teaching Channel. (By now you have learned that this channel is my obsession). I was drawn to it because a high school English teacher actually uses this formative assessment strategy. 155 more words
And here it is, the final version of ‘Terraforming’. Rather odd-sounding audio aside, I do like how this all turned out. Overall there seems to be less of an emphasis on matching the timing to the audio, and more matching the feel of the piece with the audio, which is ideal with this sort of music. 37 more words
We had a “mastering” lesson on Circles recently. I wanted to share three quick stories.
HJ wanted to talk about problem 23.
She was having a hard time describing a particular region about which she had a question, so she asked if we could label the points and angles. 430 more words