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Secondary Math online Teacher Development
Plan Just-Right Checks for Understanding
Determine what makes up effective & meaningful checks for understanding questions
Analyze the structure and scaffolding of just-right CFUs
Sharpen your approach to planning CFUs that generate the types of student responses you want to hear in order to understand student thinking
Do this if
You want to ask better checks for understanding questions
You struggle crafting questions that elicit the type of student thinking you hope to hear
You are curious how other teachers approach planning for and asking CFUs in a lesson
How will this help me tomorrow?
Write the lowest barrier to entry CFU for a handful of math problems so that every student will feel comfortable sharing their thinking
Using relevant student achievement data, determine which students are below / at / above grade level and craft 1-2 CFUs for each grouping.
Develop a set of CFUs around a particular math problem and have the students rank the questions in order of easiest to answer to toughest to answer. can someone do that and then
how that went?
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