En1320 Unit 3 Case Study

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Recommendations Based on the data that I have collected both from the WJ III assessment and the CBA that I conducted, I would recommend that the focus of Brian’s help should be on applied problems with focus on math fluency. There were other areas where performed below grade equivalency but I feel that the focus should be on math fluency because there is a chance that once he has mastered math fluency, his performance in the area of applied problems may come up as a result. I recommend that Brian be tutored at least twice a week, every week for thirty minutes per session in order to help him with his math fluency and applied problems. This tutoring should be completed at home by his parents as a way to enhance the lessons that he gets while…show more content…
His parents could require him to work out five word problems, with a goal that he work out four out of five (80%) correctly before moving on to higher level problems. As his math and applied problem fluency increases, the problems could be harder and the number of problems per session can be increased (7, 8, 9, 10 word problems per sheet). The focus can still be on 80% of the problems correct even as the difficulty and quantity of problems increase. This is based on “Standard - CC.2.1.4.B.2 Using place value understanding and properties of operations to perform multi-digit arithmetic” and “Standard - CC.2.1.5.B.2 extending an understanding of operations with whole numbers to perform operations including…show more content…
Additionally, Brian’s parents may want to send his teacher the results of their tutoring sessions every week to show the teacher what they are doing and how they are progressing and have her check and sign off on the work provided. The teacher could also offer recommendations and suggestions for Brian’s parents in regards to their tutoring work. The actual tutoring would take place twice a week, on Tuesday and Thursday evenings with the teacher being sent a report on Friday. On Friday the teacher could send feedback home to the parents and over the weekend the parents could review the feedback and develop the next week’s tutoring

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