Monthly Archives: January 2015

Formative Assessment: Understanding Congruence

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See how you can use the formative assessment process with your high school class. Example shown for this formative assessment is a geometry math lesson.

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An example from high school geometry.

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Formative Assessment Using the U-P-S Strategy

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Use the UPS strategy to assess how your students learn. The UPS strategy (Understand, Planning, Solve) gives a map for students to follow as they solve problems. It also provides feedback to teachers on how students are doing.

Source: www.teachingchannel.org

Emphasis on writing in the U-P-S strategy.

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Differentiate in Small Steps: Give Them Two Problems

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Differentiation is difficult. There is no doubt about it. I’ve been on a mission to find small ways to differentiate without stressing myself out, and without stressing out the teachers I work with…

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This is a great and easy idea for the classroom but I am trying to think of other captions for the problems other than "Happy" and "Stressful".  I want something that indicates "On Target" and "Challenge".  Hmmmmm…

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