See like a Coach: Considering the lenses we use in Formative Assessment

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Formative assessment a process of gathering evidence within the stream of instruction in order to inform teaching and learning (Black, Harrison et al., 2004). To be considered formative, the evidence must be “elicited, interpreted, and used by both teachers and learners” (Wiliam, 2011, p. 43) From the Joint Position Paper on Formative Assessment of the National […]

We Talkin’ Bout Practice

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Allen Iverson might not have wanted to talk about practice but it seems like mathematics teacher educators cannot get enough of it.  This week at the NCTM Research Conference I joined several colleagues to talk about how to represent the practice of teaching within LessonSketch. These representations were then used in both mathematics methods classrooms and […]

Hip Hop Based Education in NYC = ____ Based Education in Mississippi

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On January 16th, I had the privilege of speaking at the Mississippi Space Grant Consortium/University of Mississippi Center for Mathematics and Science Education Teacher’s Conference.  I was invited to speak about Hip Hop Based Education, which is a topic I have talked about in several posts on this website.  My challenge was to talk about […]

Understanding by Design: A Training for Clinical Instructors

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Tonight I had a chance to work with several University of Mississippi, School of Education Clinical Instructors as they explored some of the expectations of our pre-service teachers.  More precisely, the Understanding by Design process for designing lessons.  My task was to discuss the first stage in the process, which is to “Identify Desired Results”. […]