Moving Your Faculty Towards Diagnostic Teaching, Formative Assessment, and Individualized Instructional Techniques

Steve Risberg and Annie Fetter, The Math Forum @ Drexel

[contact info available in the handout]

NCSM 2011 Annual Meeting, Session 108

http://mathforum.org/workshops/nctm2011/ - all of the Math Forum's presentations and more

Many second-career teachers are teaching before they are certified, relying on instructional techniques with which they were taught. Learn about the strategies that the Math Forum uses to help move teachers, both novice and experienced, towards more effective instructional methods including diagnostic teaching and formative assessment through evaluating student work.

Download the augmented session handout

Download two possible scenarios for the problem, one with just the drawing, and one that includes the area

Visit the Math Forum's Professional Development page to learn more about the Arithmetic to Algebra course

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