## Reflection: Checks for Understanding Adding/Subtracting Fractions Task - Section 3: Closer

One of the things that I have really changed about my teaching practices in math this year has been recording my checks for progress that I do on the students weekly.  Now that I delve deeper into the Common Core and task based activities, there is a lot less direct instruction and a lot more time for individual student needs.  When students are working on group activities I try to walk around with my clip board and write down the students’ progress.  If I don’t write it down, by the end of the day I forget which student needed more help and which student was doing well.  There is also a lot more time to converse with students one on one as well.  I can give the directions to an activity and release the class to start working and I can go directly to my students that need additional support.

Changing to Checking
Checks for Understanding: Changing to Checking

Unit 4: Adding and Subtracting Fractions
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### Erin Doughty

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