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Standards-based assessment and Instruction

Problem Solving, K-5

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

  • Cost: $225
  • Date: June 30, 2017
  • Time: 8:30-3:30
  • Presenter: Deb Armitage, M.Ed.
  • Location: CREC Academy of Aerospace and Engineering: 1101 Kennedy Rd, Windsor, CT 06095

This workshop provides an opportunity for school and district 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.

In the session, participants will:

  • Support and engage teachers in discussion around the Common Core Mathematical Practices. Address questions and concerns.
  • 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 assessment rubric
  • Discuss what to look for in a standards-based classroom and how to question students about their mathematical problem solving and communication

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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Here's What People Are Saying

If you walk into a Tacoma classroom during math instruction, you will see kids huddled around an Exemplars task, cooperatively selecting their problem-solving strategy. Rich conversations will follow, in which students will not only defend their solutions, but also get a chance to study alternative strategies unveiled by other groups assigned to solve that very same problem ...

Gaye Lantz

Curriculum Coordinator

Tacoma School District

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