When teaching students who have difficulties in mathematics, it is important to incorporate instructional practices that have been shown, through evidence, to improve outcomes. Three evidence-based strategies for mathematics instruction are visual representations, metacognitive strategies, and schema instruction. Visual Representations In order to develop every student’s mathematical proficiency, leaders and teachers must systematically integrate the… Read More Using Evidence-Based Math Strategies to Specially Design Instruction
The VDOE will be hosting a series of Fall math webinars focused on addressing unfinished learning and implementing rich mathematical tasks. Descriptions for each session are below, and registration links can be accessed by clicking the date of the workshop. Zoom meeting information will be emailed after registering. Webinar Registration Link Webinar Session Description Wednesday,… Read More VDOE Fall 2020 Math Webinar Series
Great news! The T-TAC ODU library has been updated with many new math resources for teachers. Descriptions of the most recent math library additions are below. Don’t have a T-TAC ODU library account? You can set up a free account by completing the Library Account Request Form. And, always stay up to date with the… Read More Do You Need More Resources for Teaching Math? Check Out the New Books Available in Our Library
The VDOE has released several new resources to assist educators with mathematics instruction. Just in Time Mathematics Quick Checks Just in Time Mathematics Quick Checks are brief formative assessments that align with the 2016 Mathematics Standards of Learning. The assessments are designed to help teachers identify unfinished learning and plan for future instruction. The Just… Read More New! 2020 Math Resources from the VDOE
Resources here are designed to support decision-making, compliance, and instruction for students with disabilities. These Virginia Department of Education documents include ideas for teachers and families. NEW!! Special Education Student Services Reopening Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Posted August 26, 2020 Sustaining Inclusive Practices for Virtual Learning for Students with Disabilities (Word) – This document offers guidance, suggestions, and resources… Read More Three (+1) Important VDOE Resources for Special Education Leaders
As schools reopen this fall, virtually or in person, they remain a fundamental part of the infrastructure of communities. They provide safe and supportive environments, structure, and routines for children, as well as other needed support services to children and families (CDC, 2020). To help families adjust to the new normal, be sure to devote adequate… Read More Tools for Building a Framework of Trust for Students and Parents-Return to Learn Fall 2020
Are you looking for a teaching approach that can increase learning opportunities at home? One that is easy for students and their families to access, provides instruction using virtual learning activities while it increases opportunities for engagement in the classroom. How about an approach that may work well with a reduced student capacity scenario? As… Read More Looking for a Blended Learning Model Using Virtual Learning Activities?