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The Critical Role of Trip Steps in Math Recovery

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

The Critical Role of Trip Steps in Math Recovery

Presented by Dr. Jan Bryan, Vice President and National Education Officer, Renaissance; Dr. Katie McClarty, Vice President of Research and Design, Renaissance; Dr. Gene Kerns, Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, Renaissance; and Julianne Robar, Educational Content Program Manager, Renaissance

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If learning is a staircase, then not all steps are created equal. In math especially, certain skills are extraordinarily difficult for students to master at grade level. These are the “Trip Steps,” which have a definite potential to cause a stumble in learning.

Watch this edWebinar to see a list of these disproportionately difficult math skills, which span pre-K to Algebra I. You’ll also understand:

  • How we identified these skills, and why they’re so challenging for students to learn
  • Why an intense focus on these skills will be critical for learning recovery this school year
  • Which grade levels and skill areas have the most Trip Steps—and how this knowledge can inform instruction
  • How to nurture positive attitudes toward math in your classroom and across your district

This recorded edWebinar is of interest to teachers, school and district leaders, Math Directors, Curriculum Directors, Title I Directors, and Instructional Coaches of the pre-kindergarten through high school levels. 

 

Jan BryanAbout the Presenters

Jan Bryan, Ed.D. is Vice President and National Education Officer at Renaissance. A former classroom teacher, she presents regularly on formative assessment, math practice, and teacher expertise. She is a contributor to the book Literacy Reframed: How a Focus on Decoding, Vocabulary, and Background Knowledge Improves Reading Comprehension (Solution Tree, 2020).

 

Katie McClartyKatie McClarty, Ph.D. is Vice President of Research and Design at Renaissance. She is the former chief assessment officer at Questar and co-editor of the book Preparing Students for College and Careers: Theory, Measurement, and Educational Practice (Routledge, 2017).

 

Gene KernsGene Kerns, Ed.D. is Vice President and Chief Academic Officer at Renaissance and a nationally acclaimed speaker on assessment, learning progressions, and educational standards. He is co-author of the book Literacy Reframed: How a Focus on Decoding, Vocabulary, and Background Knowledge Improves Reading Comprehension (Solution Tree, 2020).

 

Julianne RobarJulianne Robar is Educational Content Program Manager at Renaissance. In this role, she leads the alignment of Renaissance’s state-specific learning progressions for reading and mathematics and oversees the identification of Focus Skills.

 

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021
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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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