Assess to Progress

I think this is an excellent quote about assessing by Heward who is quoting Kauffman about the necessity to use data to make instructional decisions:   The teacher who cannot or will not pinpoint and measure the relevant behaviors of the students he or she is teaching is probably not going to be very effective….

Kindergarten Running Record

At the end Kindergarten, you can start giving running records just to see if students have fluency within 5.  Here is a running record with my cousin, a few days after he finished kindergarten.  He did really well. I stopped it at 10 but he could even figure that out.  I stopped it because that…

Getting to know our students!

Math Running Records will help us get to know our students as learners. They will help us to help them make progress. They will support us in our quest to promote and accelerate growth and help to ensure mastery. Most importantly, they will celebrate the process of thought, deemphasize speed, and value strategic reasoning. Math…

Welcome to Math Running Records

This is a blog devoted to Math Fluency.  We will talk, explore, discuss, wonder, share, chat and develop ideas to get better at how we teach math fluency!  We will look at articles, videos, ideas, games and  many other things that help us to understand and teach fluency! The Book Math Running Records provides a…