We had our first arithmetic test of the year today - and I was very proud with the approach by the class.
I delivered a message about these tests not reflecting their actual mathematical capability or ability; when I got home I saw Professor Jo Boaler had tweeted the same message that I had delivered!
(Jo Boaler is a British education author and is Professor of Mathematics Education at the Stanford Graduate School of Education. Boaler is involved in promoting mathematics education reform and equitable mathematics classrooms.)
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