Hands-On Learning to Support Formative Assessment


MathFormative assessment is a powerful tool for improving teaching and increasing student learning.  The four-part Formative Assessment Webinar Series, presented by the Implementing Common Core Standards in Math community on edWeb.net, explores strategies for strengthening the role of formative assessment in mathematics instruction.  In the third interactive session, Dr. Sara Delano Moore, Ph. D., Director of Mathematics and Science at ETA hand2mind, focused on the use of manipulatives to support formative assessment. For many students, hands-on tools are a way to make their thinking visible. By including manipulatives as a routine part of instruction, teachers and students create opportunities for insight. View the webinar recording to learn strategies for including hands-on instruction as a formative assessment tool in your classroom at any level.

Catch up on Parts 1 and 2 of the Formative Assessment Webinar Series:
What is Formative Assessment?
Questioning to Support Formative Assessment

Earn your CE Certificate for viewing this recording: Join the free Implementing Common Core Standards in Math community on edWeb.net and take a quiz to receive a CE Certificate for viewing this webinar. Past webinars, presentation slides, and CE quizzes are available in the Webinar Archives folder of the Community Toolbox.

Implementing Common Core Standards in Math is a professional learning community (PLC) that provides a platform, advice and support regarding the new roll out in our national math curriculum. Some of the topics to be discussed in this community include: suggested frameworks/time lines, formative/summative assessments, engaging lessons, manipulatives, content standards, mathematical practices, family involvement, technology, and differentiation.  This program is sponsored by ETA hand2mind.

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