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.
Watch students meet the Math Practices.
Watch teachers review student work using the Exemplars math rubric.
Supporting the TEKS Mathematical Processes with Exemplars Performance Tasks and Rubric at the Second Grade Level
The third anchor paper and set of assessment rationales we’ll review in this series is taken from a second grade student’s solution for the task, “A New Hamster Toy.”
Supporting the TEKS Mathematical Processes with Exemplars Performance Tasks and Rubric at the First Grade Level
The second anchor paper and set of assessment rationales we’ll review in this series is taken from a first grade student’s solution for the task, “A Birdbath.”
This has been a great resource with the introduction of Common Core Math and ELA.
Using the Exemplars has added strength and depth to our mathematics program. Our primary math curriculum is Investigations in Number, Data, and Space a standards-based program. The two fit nicely together because both require students to explain their reasoning and show their work using numbers, pictures and words...
Elementary School Teacher
Socorro Independent School District