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Creative Expression

Students choose one concept from the class and express is in anyway they choose. There are many different options to choose from, but students present their projects to the class. http://www.creatingbalanceconference.org/resources/wp-content/uploads/formidable/Teaching-Project.docx

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Critical Education in Science, Mathematics, and Technology Group (CESMT)

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Getting the Most Out of a Test

Examples of questions that we’ve used in the past and present to help us better assess what our students understand. Website:  https://sergtpeppa.wordpress.com/2016/01/16/creating-balance-in-an-unjust-world-2016/ Resources: PRESENTATION: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1HvKw01xSfZRNa3A4onJepbw3D0aa_QHhXP-2eAQVcUQ/edit?usp=sharing DOWNLOAD: http://www.creatingbalanceconference.org/resources/wp-content/uploads/formidable/Story-1-Examples-of-generative-vs.-non-generative.docx DOWNLOAD: http://www.creatingbalanceconference.org/resources/wp-content/uploads/formidable/Story-2-Question-Type-Chart.docx DOWNLOAD: http://www.creatingbalanceconference.org/resources/wp-content/uploads/formidable/Story-3-Group-Test-Review-Day-Individual-Test-Sample-Cycle.docx

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Equity for underserved students: Using place-based mathematics in the classroom

Place-based education, which connects issues of local relevance to educational goals, can engage and inspire students of mathematics. However, examples of curricula are not widely distributed and are difficult to find. In this interactive session, several examples of place-based mathematics … Continue reading

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