Scheduled Events

NCTM Regional Conference, Salt Lake City

Thursday, October 17, 2019 at11:30 am: f(ax+b): A New Approach to Terrifying Transformations Read More

There’s a reason our students struggle to interpret transformations that involve both horizontal stretches and shifts: we ask them to think backwards, by starting with a parent function’s outputs and then determining inputs. Learn how to teach these tricky transformations far more intuitively by moving forwards: starting with inputs.

NCTM Regional Conference, Salt Lake City

Friday, October 18, 2019 at 8:00 am: But How Do We Assess Deep Understanding? Assessment Challenges and Solutions Read More

The most frequently-asked question about inquiry-based instruction is, “How do you assess both procedural and conceptual understanding?” We’ll discuss the potential impacts of three categories of assessments-spontaneous formative, planned formative, and planned summative-and practice writing questions that provide actionable student learning data.