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Mapping a New Normal Spring Conference 2021

Select each session below to watch the video recordings presented on March 20 & April 17.

Keynote: Mapping a New Normal: Using MDTP to Inform Next-Course Readiness and Bridge Unfinished Learning presented by Dr. Kimberly Samaniego

Breakout Sessions:


MDTP Webinar Series

MDTP Webinars support math educators to use the MDTP Assessment System during COVID-19. Each webinar features a 30-minute info-session on specified topics followed by a 15-minute Q&A session.

Links to videos for previously aired webinars are posted below.

Informing and Implementing an Equitable Course-enrollment Policy

The topics of this session include:

The MDTP Assessment System: Why Use It and When?

The topics of this session include:

A Guide to Setting Up and Using MDTP Remotely

The topics of this session include:

  • Suggestions for how to administer MDTP diagnostic tests remotely
  • How to set up testing (add classes, rosters, and assign tests)
  • Q & A
  • To see video recording click here

Accessing, Interpreting and Using MDTP Results Formatively

The topics of this session include:

  • Accessing the summary reports to learn about cohort results
  • Analyzing items to learn how to identify students’ mathematical strengths, unfinished learning and misconceptions, and gaps of content instruction
  • Analyzing distractors to learn how to use student thinking in lesson design and unit planning
  • Video for September 23 - Middle School Emphasis recording 
  • Video for September 24 - High School Emphasis recording

Using MDTP Results to Enact Re-engagement Strategies

The topics of this session include:
  • Analyzing distractors to identify common misconceptions
  • Unpacking the mathematics needed to address the misconception
  • Using strategies to create and enact tasks that re-engage students to address the misconception and bridge to current content
  • Video for September 29 - Middle School Emphasis recording
  • Video September 30 - High School Emphasis recording

Strategies for Using MDTP Written Response Items

The topics of this session include:

  • Access and overview of MDTP Written Response Items (WRIs)
  • Enact student-centered engagement strategies to illuminate student thinking, re-engage to target misconceptions, and develop deeper conceptual understanding
  • Support students to use MDTP WRI Rubrics formatively
  • To see video recording click here

Using MDTP Diagnostic Data and Written Response Items to Support Students' Unfinished Learning

The topics of this session include:

  • Explore how MDTP diagnostic distractors may indicate unfinished learning and potential gaps of content learning
  • Learn how to link these results to create learning experiences using MDTP WRIs to support unfinished learning
  • To see video recording click here