Tools for Supporting Classroom-Based Formative Assessment Techniques

Jon Wray

• General Interest / All Audiences Session

Thursday, October 22, 2015 | 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Room 403 (Atlantic City Convention Center)

Classroom-based formative assessment (CBFA) implemented effectively can be a powerful way to improve teaching and learning. The strategic use of innovative tools can sharpen these formative assessment techniques. Come learn more tools, try them out, and leave with ideas and tools to enhance your use of CBFAs.


Jon Wray

Jon Wray

Jon Wray is a Mathematics Instructional Facilitator for the Howard County Public School System and recently served as member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Board of Directors. Jon is the immediate past president of the Association of Maryland Mathematics Teacher Educators and a past president of the Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics. He serves as the manager of the Elementary Mathematics Specialists & Teacher Leaders Project. Wray is a co-author of several books and articles related to mathematics leadership, teaching and learning, and the use of formative assessment techniques. Recently, he and colleagues, Skip Fennell and Beth Kobett, co-authored a chapter in NCTM’s 2015 Annual Perspectives on Mathematics Education titled, “Classroom-Based Formative Assessments: Guiding Teaching and Learning.”

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