What can be done now to make next year EVEN better than the last? To tackle this question, I pulled from my own experiences as a principal as well as drew from conversations with other administrators. The responses were pretty consistent and tended to focus on four key areas: data, scheduling, budgeting, and staffing.
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Over 38 states have already adopted all or part of the new NGSS framework. The ensuing debate on how each state is rolling this out has been a challenge. The typical approach of using standards and corresponding assessment items as the measure of student evaluation has become an outdated practice under more complex frameworks like NGSS. As such, it is time to revisit the traditional DOK model as we forge new paths in an attempt to find consensus.
It’s All About Context: What We Learned at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Conference
Being an #EducatorFirst company requires that we surround ourselves with educators. When it comes to math teachers, specifically, there is no better opportunity to do this than at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Meeting and Exposition.