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Using Formative Assessment to Differentiate Mathematics Instruction, Grades 4-10: Seven Practices to Maximize Learning / Edition 1
     

Using Formative Assessment to Differentiate Mathematics Instruction, Grades 4-10: Seven Practices to Maximize Learning / Edition 1

by Leslie E. Laud
 

ISBN-10: 1412995248

ISBN-13: 9781412995245

Pub. Date: 03/28/2011

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Seven easy steps to differentiating math instruction for busy teachers

Staff development expert Leslie Laud provides a clear roadmap for using formative assessment to differentiate mathematics instruction for students in Grades 4–10. She presents a comprehensive framework of seven research-based practices that show teachers how to:

  • Get

Overview

Seven easy steps to differentiating math instruction for busy teachers

Staff development expert Leslie Laud provides a clear roadmap for using formative assessment to differentiate mathematics instruction for students in Grades 4–10. She presents a comprehensive framework of seven research-based practices that show teachers how to:

  • Get started and establish norms
  • Implement formative assessment
  • Create tiered lessons
  • Manage a multitasking classroom effectively

Tested, reviewed, and enhanced by experienced math teachers, the book includes practical examples, reproducibles, and student activities that are easy for busy teachers to implement immediately.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412995245
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/28/2011
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
502,862
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
1. Getting Started and Establishing Norms
Getting Started
Establishing Class Norms
2. Formative Assessment
What is Formative Assessment?
Where Am I? Involving Students in Self-Assessment
Where Am I Going? Conveying Criteria or Learning Targets
How Will I Get There? Providing Feedback
Impact of Assessment on Confidence and Motivation
3. Tiered Instruction
What Is a Tiered Lesson?
Tiering by Student Characteristics
Tiering by Instructional Characteristics
Tiering Existing Textbook Lessons
Creating a Tiered Lesson
4. Supporting Students Who Are Low Achieving
Differentiating Instruction in Basic Facts
Differentiating for Conceptual Understanding
Differentiating Procedural Support
5. Challenging Students Who Are High Achieving
Exemptions Based on Prior Knowledge and/or Pace of Learning
Opportunities for Higher-Order Math
Strategies to Avoid
Importance of Challenge
6. Time-Saving Management Strategies
Planning Lessons and Units
Managing Students Working on Different Tasks
Assigning Homework
Grading
Wrap-Up
Suggested Resources
References
Index

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