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  1. Renaissance LearningAccelerated MathTraining of Trainers Campbell County, TN9/26 & 27, /2011WELCOME!!

  2. What Accelerated Math Does Generates individualized assignments Scores, gives immediate feedback, and records progress Identifies which concepts students understand and which they are struggling with Empowers each student to take control of learning

  3. Getting to Know Powerful Math Practice

  4. Why is practice effective? Myelin Sheath Neurons Thicker = faster and better

  5. What makes Practice Powerful? What makes practice powerful? • Appropriate difficulty/challenge 2. Appropriate quantity 3.Distributed review

  6. Let’s practice

  7. Find your name

  8. Class and School

  9. Form Number

  10. Objectives

  11. Work assignments and show the work Inform teacher Allow collaboration p. A23

  12. Select answers

  13. Scoring with the AccelScan Scanner p. A24

  14. Filling out a NEW scan card

  15. 1. Write your name

  16. 2. Check the assignment type

  17. 3. Write the form number

  18. 4. Bubble the form number

  19. 5. Bubble the answers

  20. Scan

  21. Principles of Effective Practice • Dedicate time to practice • Practice what you need to practice • Practice until you know it • Let instruction inform practice and let practice inform instruction • Practice boosts confidence • Review cements learning

  22. Getting to Know Accelerated Math Content

  23. Teachers work through a cycle

  24. An assistant could . . . Accelerated Math can . . .

  25. Ideas behind the design of AM

  26. Questions:

  27. What is a Library? • A library is a group of math objectives • Each library contains all the objectives for a single grade or course; for example, Grade 5 Library or Algebra 1 Library • You choose which library(s) to use for your class

  28. What is an Objective? • An objective is a math concept; for example: Dividing Whole Numbers by Fractions • You assign objectives to students and Accelerated Math generates the assignment • Use existing objective order or reorder objectives to match your curriculum

  29. Create an objective list p. A4

  30. Questions:

  31. Adding a Library • Review the Library Guide and Scope and Sequence • Print Objective List (RP) or Class Objectives List (Desktop) Report • Reorder objectives to match your curriculum (optional) • Set state tags

  32. Add objectives to the Assignment Book

  33. Assign objectives to students

  34. Understand how students advance in their practice

  35. NOW….

  36. Managing objectives

  37. Students practice objective 1

  38. After they score some Practices . . . still working met Criteria 5 out of last 6 correct; 18 problems max. not met

  39. Practices can have multiple objectives Objectives “Ready to Work” Review objectives Any others that you assign p. A37

  40. A closer look at the practice criteria 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 11 11 11 11 11 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 15 15 15 15 16 16 16 16 14 17 18 18 18 14 17 17 14 14 17 18 1 1 1 1 3 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6

  41. Printing Your First Practice

  42. Assign objectives and print first practices p. 16

  43. Printing First Assignments

  44. NOW….

  45. Are students ready to test? Criteria for Advancement: 5 out of the last 6 problems correct p. 16

  46. A closer look at the test criteria 4 4 4 4 4 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 10 10 10 10 10

  47. Mastery of an Objective = Mastered Criteria for Mastery of an Objective: 4out of the last 5 problems correct

  48. Edward is ready to test on 3 objectives

  49. The teacher prints a Test for Edward