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Standards-based assessment and Instruction

Leadership Sessions

The Standards-Based Classroom:
What to Look For and How to Support Your Teachers

This workshop provides an opportunity for leaders and administrators to understand the basics of standards-based assessment and instruction and problem solving in their schools' classrooms and to support teachers with the process.

The Broad Agenda

  • Discuss what to look for in a standards-based classroom and how to question students about their mathematical problem solving and communication
  • Discuss ways to move mathematical problem solving and communication forward as a whole staff
  • Define the vocabulary of mathematical problem solving, assessment and communication
  • Define the types of assessment that an educator incorporates in her/his teaching
  • Study and apply the Exemplars NCTM-based scoring rubric
  • Link the Exemplars tasks and scoring rubric to state grade-level expectations (depth of knowledge, state release items, etc.)

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With Exemplars we were preparing students to improve their problem-solving skills and writing skills. In addition, with the introduction of Exemplars rubrics, teachers were better informed of additional ways to assess student learning and were able to convey those expectations to students ...

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