Teachers who effectively incorporate whiteboard and/or template activities gather useful data about which students understand or are proficient, which students need some additional guided practice or instruction and which students are missing some of the prerequisite skills for the particular lesson or need a different approach to the concept or skill.
Be sure to check out these Mathwire collections for ideas on incorporating white boards and templates in math lessons:
- Instructional Strategies: Active Participation
- Active Participation: Using Math Templates
- Mathwire Template Library