by mlicausi | Jan 31, 2015 | Assessment, Common Core Math, Grading, Learning Goals and Scales, Marzano Scales

The last FREE Common Core Math Quiz domains are Measurement and Statistics for grades 3-8. These are meant to be used a quick-check, because there is only one quiz question per standard. The quiz question and number aligns with the learning goal for that standard,...
by mlicausi | Oct 7, 2014 | Common Core, Common Core Math, Differentiation, Gifted and Talented Resources, Grading, Learning Goals and Scales, Marzano Scales, Math, Most Successful Teaching Strategies

Linking up with Middle School Math Moments for Working on It Wednesday! Is it just me, or is it a little bit time-consuming to create unique scales? The following article gives a 5-step process to create your own scales for any learning goal you choose. This might be...
by mlicausi | Sep 29, 2014 | Assessment, Certificates, Common Core Math, Free Resources, Grading

Rereading Harry & Rosemary Wong’s book, “The First Days of School,” inspired me to start a Facebook discussion about student motivation and engagement. It’s one thing to effectively track student progress in a way that they can SEE,...
by mlicausi | Aug 17, 2014 | Common Core, Common Core Math, Differentiation, Grading, Learning Goals and Scales, Marzano Scales, Math, Most Successful Teaching Strategies

Everyone, kids and adults, need time to try new things out for themselves to see how it “fits.” I know for me reading directions from other people, or seeing sample pages can give me good ideas, but I may or may not interpret them the same, or be able to...