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From Labels to Growth: A Game-Changing Approach to Math Assessment

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In our recent podcast episode, we had the pleasure of hosting Jonathan Lind again. Jonathan is an experienced high school math teacher currently teaching at an American school in Qatar. Jonathan shared invaluable insights and practical strategies on how he transformed his assessment practices in his math class, leading to remarkable outcomes for his students.

During our conversation, Jonathan delved into the following key ideas:

  • Shifting from labeling students to using assessment for growth;
  • Time-saving curriculum coverage with standards-based grading;
  • Promoting student success through growth and proficiency days;
  • Assessing Polya problem-solving techniques effectively;
  • Designing a grading system to inspire student achievement;

This is a Math Moment Maker Reflection episode where we talk with a member of our fantastic community who is working hard to continue reflecting and refining their practice to Make Math Moments with more students in their math classroom.

You’ll Learn:

  • How shifting from using assessments to label students to using assessment for growth can be a game changer in math class;
  • How using standards based grading can save you time when trying to cover your curriculum;
  • Why growth and proficiency days and smaller, but more frequent assessments can help more students achieve at higher levels in your math class;
  • How the Polya problem solving model should be used and assessed in a math class;
  • How to design your grading system to inspire students to achieve the fullest potential;

Resources:

Assessment For Growth [Course]

Make Math Moments Problem-Based Lessons

Learn more about Jon Lind at https://LindJonath.com

Find him on Twitter @LindJonath

Are you a district mathematics leader interested in crafting a mathematics professional learning

plan that will transform your district mathematics program forever? Book a time to chat with our team!

Love the show? Text us your big takeaway!

Please help new listeners find the show. Leave a rating or review on your platform.

  continue reading

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In our recent podcast episode, we had the pleasure of hosting Jonathan Lind again. Jonathan is an experienced high school math teacher currently teaching at an American school in Qatar. Jonathan shared invaluable insights and practical strategies on how he transformed his assessment practices in his math class, leading to remarkable outcomes for his students.

During our conversation, Jonathan delved into the following key ideas:

  • Shifting from labeling students to using assessment for growth;
  • Time-saving curriculum coverage with standards-based grading;
  • Promoting student success through growth and proficiency days;
  • Assessing Polya problem-solving techniques effectively;
  • Designing a grading system to inspire student achievement;

This is a Math Moment Maker Reflection episode where we talk with a member of our fantastic community who is working hard to continue reflecting and refining their practice to Make Math Moments with more students in their math classroom.

You’ll Learn:

  • How shifting from using assessments to label students to using assessment for growth can be a game changer in math class;
  • How using standards based grading can save you time when trying to cover your curriculum;
  • Why growth and proficiency days and smaller, but more frequent assessments can help more students achieve at higher levels in your math class;
  • How the Polya problem solving model should be used and assessed in a math class;
  • How to design your grading system to inspire students to achieve the fullest potential;

Resources:

Assessment For Growth [Course]

Make Math Moments Problem-Based Lessons

Learn more about Jon Lind at https://LindJonath.com

Find him on Twitter @LindJonath

Are you a district mathematics leader interested in crafting a mathematics professional learning

plan that will transform your district mathematics program forever? Book a time to chat with our team!

Love the show? Text us your big takeaway!

Please help new listeners find the show. Leave a rating or review on your platform.

  continue reading

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