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Using Formative Assessment to Differentiate Mathematics Instruction: Seven Practices to Maximize Learning

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Stock # 14175
ISBN # 978-1-4129-9524-5
Published 5/6/2011
Pages 145
Grades _Pre-K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12,

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By Leslie Laud

Copublished with Corwin

Seven easy steps to differentiating math instruction for busy teachers

Are you able to support your struggling students while also challenging your high achievers? Research clearly shows the value of using formative assessment to differentiate mathematics instruction, but putting it into practice can be daunting. This book makes it much easier! Staff development expert and former math teacher Leslie Laud provides a clear roadmap for using formative assessment to differentiate mathematics instruction for students in Grades 4-10, using strategies ideal for a Response to Intervention (RTI) model. She presents a comprehensive framework of research-based practices that show how to:

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

Tested and enhanced by experienced math teachers, the book’s strategies are designed for use in conjunction with any curriculum or textbook. Included are a wealth of practical examples, reproducibles, and student activities—all developed with effective time management in mind. Whether you are just starting or interested in enhancing your mathematics instruction, this book will prove an invaluable resource.
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