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Math is probably my favorite subject to teach, and I've found that teaching guided math is definitely what works best for me.
Vickii Johnson saved to Education
Are there any kiddos in your class with a fixed math mindset? Are they reluctant to take on challenges or refuse to take a risk if they aren't sure they're right? Here are some strategies you can begin using in your classroom right away to help your students develop a mathematical mindset.
Elizabeth Donahue saved to Math
A fun 4th grade ELA performance task, where students assume the role of conservation research biologists! Students have to help the directors at Animal Planet to prepare a special program on polar bears. Students, research endangered species, present their findings to the board of directors, and write a final report, with opportunities to develop informative writing in several ways.
NextLesson saved to Teaching Current Events
All year long, we have been learning various skills on how to be stronger readers and writers. In the beginning of the year, we also introduced the Smarter Balanced Assessment and began preparing students for what it is, how it's organized, and how to do well on it. These are the charts my students and I co-constructed in September as I taught them about the Smarter Balanced Assessment. In addition to explaining about the assessment, we also broke apart a sample Smarter Balanced performance…
Meg Fez saved to Miscellaneous Classroom Ideas
So now that we know a little about the SBAC performance task, how can we create some for our own classrooms? This article will give you a crash course.
Start your school year off right - download these FREE printable or digital math performance tasks for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade!
Jennifer Bradley saved to Teacher
Weathering, erosion, and deposition are difficult concepts for students to grasp because all three processes seem similar when you first learn them. This free sorting activity from Laura Candler will help your students develop a deeper understanding of how landforms are changed by the processes of weathering, erosion, and deposition.
Nancy1761 saved to Teaching ideas
In Monday's post, we covered what three dimensional assessments are and why we should be using them, but we still haven't discussed how to create three
Kristie Snyder saved to EDU 338 - Pin It! Project
6th Grade English Practice Performance Tasks: CER Sentence Starters
Beth Lane saved to Evidence based writing
An upcoming trend in the teaching world is using Performance Tasks. Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium defines Performance Tasks as ...
Michelle Meade saved to communities