192 – How I’m Making Student Learning VISIBLE in My Math Classroom

By Tim Cavey

One of the things I’ve found about teaching Math is that it helps to have a regular, real-time sense of student learning. For ALL of my students.
As we take on new skills (or scaffold off older ones), what is their current proficiency level? Do they really understand a concept, or are they just keeping their head down and bluffing, hoping to evade detection? Who are we leaving behind?
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