Growing Your Assessment Practices - A Where Are They Now Math Mentoring Moment with Nathan Vaillancourt

04.05.2021 - By Making Math Moments That Matter

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In this episode we catch up with Nathan Vaillancourt who was on episode 28 of the podcast. This time around Nathan unpacks where he was in his journey the last time we spoke and the progress he’s made since then. He also shares how he’s transitioned to more of a standards based grading practice to help him with instruction and the creation of assessments.  This is another Math Mentoring Moment episode where we chat with a teacher like you who is working through some problems of practice and together we brainstorm ways to overcome them. 

You’ll Learn: Unpack where Nathan was in his journey the last time we spoke and the progress he’s made since then;How he’s transitioned to more of a standards based grading practice to help him with instruction and the creation of assessments;How being purposeful with assessment questions can make your teaching life easier; and, How to be more ‘targeted’ with your instruction and assessment practices.Resources: https://makemathmoments.com/episode102FreshgradeConall’s Assessment StoryFormative Assessment with 3 Act TasksMastery Days with FreshgradeWe Like Those Stinkin’ BadgesCatch the replay of our webinar:
5 Reasons Students Struggle with Word Problems & What We Can Do To Fix It. 
What we learned: What prevents students from applying their prior knowledge and understanding when solving word problems;How we can transform our current curriculum resources into engaging experiences;

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