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Standards-based assessment and Instruction

Math Support for NYC Teachers

Professional Development That Supports Common Core Math Standards and NYC Expectations for Teachers

  • Integrate Exemplars performance tasks and the criteria from our assessment rubric – Problem Solving, Reasoning and Proof, Communication, Connections and Representations – into your instruction and enrich learning opportunities
  • Learn instructional techniques that promote the CCSS for Mathematical Practice, students' higher-order thinking skills and mathematical communication
  • Define the language of assessment, mathematics, problem solving, Depth of Knowledge, Universal Design, as well as types of portfolios
  • Use differentiated problems to address individual student's needs
  • Help students become proficient in self-assessment

Grow professionally

  • Use self-assessment to better understand your students' learning progression
  • Explore and discuss how respectful listening and questioning leads to increase student engagement
  • Learn to: 
    • Support stronger math inquiry
    • Create a supportive environment for student learning,
    • Embed higher order thinking in student discussion and written work
    • Apply an assessment tool that will define what the students know, what they don't understand and what the next steps for the students should include




Our teacher-friendly tasks are designed to support both the Common Core and Citywide instructional expectations. GO Math! alignments are also available.
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