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Program 1: The Case for 21st Century Learning and Assessment starts your exploration off with a fascinating review of the changes and trends in post-secondary education and the world that educators need to address. Understand the gaps and disconnects between current education practices and effective assessment for 21st century learning. Learn why and how schools move beyond assessment of discrete information and skills taught in isolation to authentic, transfer-based learning for all students in which they use information, skills, and procedures in real-world ways.
(ASCD DVD, 2010) One 30-minute DVD with a professional development program.
Mastering the basic facts for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division is an essential goal for all students. Most educators also agree that success at higher levels of math hinges on this fundamental skill. But what’s the best way to get there? Are flash cards, drills, and timed tests the answer? If so, then why do students go into the upper elementary grades (and beyond) still counting on their fingers or experiencing math anxiety? What does research say about teaching basic math facts so they will stick? In Math Fact Fluency, experts Jennifer Bay-Williams and Gina Kling provide the answers to these questions—and so much more. This book offers everything a teacher needs to teach, assess, and communicate with parents about basic math fact instruction