Equity and Rigor in Math Assessment

Login and Logistics for this course…

This is a virtual experience. You will need to use the WebEx platform on your computer, coupled with a working webcam and microphone, to fully engage with this experience. If you have any technical difficulties you should reach out to your facilitator ASAP. Please plan to arrive at least 5 minutes before the session begins to account for any technical difficulty.

Session-Specific Information: For relevant assignments, links, and resources, please see the appropriate headings under each session. These will be updated prior to each session.

Login Address: https://teachforamerica.webex.com/meet/etsmith

Meeting ID: 798 743 841

Student and Teacher Series Outcomes:

Teachers will design formative assessments which encourage a mastery mindset and provide students with opportunities to understand and achieve growth.

Students will understand the context of assessments in their math class, and will feel empowered to use that information to reflect, share, and grow.

Session 1: Assessment for What? Assessment for Whom?

Wednesday, August 31, 6:00-7:30 PM


  1. Complete this brief introductory form (5 minutes)


  • Open – Our Vision of Mathematics
  • Discuss – What is Assessment? For Whom?
  • Explore – Types of Assessment
  • Commit – Formative Assessment and Rich Tasks in My Classroom
  • Close – Next Steps

Session Resources

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