Our authentic tasks include differentiated versions and provide teachers and administrators with a way of assessing students' problem-solving and communication skills. Real-world material engages students and helps them develop critical thinking and reasoning skills.
Exemplars Number and Operations Workshop.
Implementing Exemplars problem solving.
Fourth grade students discuss Exemplars problem solving.
Fifth grade reflections on Exemplars rubric and problem solving.
Fourth graders offer advice on problem solving.
In today’s post, we’ll look at a first grade student’s solution for the task, “Pictures on the Wall.” The featured student anchor paper shows a solution that goes beyond arithmetic calculation and provides the evidence that a student can reflect on and apply mathematical connections.
Your work is fantastic! We are looking for a way to monitor the growth of a student as a scientist from grade to grade. Your rubrics will help us to begin this important work.
Elementary Science Curriculum Specialist
... Exemplars has problems which allow for the constructivist approach demanded by the Common Core.