"I am excited to give my students this pre-assessment on fractions. It will help me understand their prior knowledge, and, therefore, will help me do a better job helping them learn the whys and hows of what they are supposed to understand to be successful."
This has been rolling around in my brain ever since I heard Phil Daro in Bakersfield, CA at the CMC-Central Symposium in March 2016. I remember sitting there, writing it down, underlining and saying YES! Really loud in my own ears, I was so excited about this phrase! Well, then, as usual, life got busy,... Continue Reading →