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Teacher Corner

Welcome to the Teacher Corner!  Here, teachers can find useful artifacts, blog posts, and videos generated by other teachers to inspire and deepen their own instructional practices around using ASSISTments.

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Featured Downloadable Artifacts

Artifacts generated by experienced ASSISTments users to help you integrate ASSISTments into your classroom.

ElWanda McLaurin
Grade 7 Math Teacher
Spring Lake, North Carolina
Tracking Student Independent Practice using Skillbuilders and Reflection
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In this video, hear how one teacher tracks students' independent practice and fosters student reflection on specific math fluency skills using skillbuilders. Two additional teacher created PDFs are available - a Skillbuilder Checklist for 7th Grade and a Skillbuilder Reflection Sheet.

Dawn Peterson
Director of Content & Parterships at The ASSISTment Foundation, Former Math Teacher
Worcester, MA
My Favorite No
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This slide deck shows how the My Favorite No routine can be used with ASSISTments data. This routine invites students to do error analysis on one problem or task that the entire class has completed with a goal of celebrating what went right, even if the final answer is incorrect.

Featured Teacher Voices From the blog

Blog posts written by experienced ASSISTments users which share tips and ideas for leveraging ASSISTments in your classroom.

5 Practices that Support an Equitable and Inclusive Math Classroom

ASSISTments is here to help teachers meet the needs of all students. Teachers can ensure that they are leveraging ASSISTments to support an equitable and inclusive classroom environment by implementing our recommendations.

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Supporting Student Success on End of Year Tests

ASSISTments teacher, Dawn Peterson reflects on what she does to prepare her students for end of the year testing. Learn how she integrates test preparation without compromising her regular classroom routine.

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Featured Classroom Demos

Videos showing ASSISTments teachers in action. See how they implement ASSISTments and analyze data in their classrooms. Check out our Webinar Library for even more video content.

Warmups with ASSISTments

See how Mr. Broaddus gets his students warmed up for class with ASSISTments.

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Open Response Questions

See how Ms. Delaney uses ASSISTments for open response questions.

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Featured Resource

This month, we wanted to Celebrate Teachers. For training and support resources check out our user resources.

Thank You ASSISTments Teachers!

At ASSISTments, teachers are what drive our work.  We keep teachers in the driver's seat because we know you are the experts of your classrooms.  You know best what your students need to grow, learn, and be successful.  We are eternally grateful for the work that you do, and for letting us be a part of it. So, for this Teacher Appreciation Day, we wanted to say thank you.
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Supporting Diverse Learners with ASSISTments

The practice of formative assessment establishes a culture of excellence in the classroom rooted in co-facilitated learning and expertly crafted lessons that accommodate the needs of all learners. Learn how ASSISTments, in partnership with the Louisiana Department of Education, can provide you with rich data insights so you can uncover your students’ needs and level of understanding. This data can also be shared with your students, empowering them to take ownership of their own learning.

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3 Tips on Creating a Positive Learning Environment with ASSISTments

No matter what this Fall looks like, students will need a positive classroom environment that is safe for learning. Even if students enter the classroom academically behind, you can create a classroom environment that helps them get their confidence in math back and set them on track for success. Use these three tips to help.

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Teacher Presentation: Barbara Scriven

This is an excerpt from one of our targeted webinars. Learn from Barbara Scriven, one of our experienced ASSISTments users, how she uses ASSISTments in her classes at home and in person. Specifically, Barbara shares how she uses ASSISTments for independent practice and communication of student progress with families.

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ASSISTments Student View Walk-Through

Watch this video walk-through of ASSISTments from the Student View. In this video, teacher Andrew Burnett demos what students will see. This is a great video to share with students and families so they know what to expect before starting to use ASSISTments.

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Classroom Practices for Equity: A Guide for ASSISTments Teachers
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The ASSISTments Equity and Inclusion Framework is designed to provide additional guidance to our teacher user community on how to best use ASSISTments to support an Equitable and Inclusive math classroom environment; so that all students have the opportunity they deserve to be good at math.

Communicating About Data with Students
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Teachers and leaders recognize the importance of being data-driven to improve instruction, but one key group is often left out of the process: students. Using data with students empowers them and allows them to take control of their learning creating a positive culture around learning in the classroom. Students of all ages can use data, helping them to understand learning as a process of growth over time. To learn more about how to communicate and discuss data with students, check out this exclusive clip from Trinity Mundungo, an expert ASSISTments teacher and hear how she positively starts class sharing and discussing data with students.

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