Monthly Archives: August 2015

Math IS Literacy- Now What?

A while ago, I argued that it IS possible to address literacy in math classes while addressing math content, and that: “whenever you’re engaging with students in meaningful work involving mathematical symbols and language- work that helps them understand concepts

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Posted in Disciplinary Literacy, Writing

Say Yes to GOOD Rubrics

Last time, I argued that rubrics really are a good thing, despite Alfie Kohn.  However, I wrote assuming that the rubrics teachers are using to have rich conversations are good rubrics. Alfie Kohn, as I noted previously, says that, “Some

Posted in Assessment, Rubrics