Erica (comment #30),
You asked some questions about how I use Everyday Math in my classroom. I think most of your questions will be answered when you read a Math Workshop post I wrote last year. Here is a link to that post: http://blogs.scholastic.com/top_teaching/2010/05/math-workshop.html
To address some of your questions, I correct Home Links and use them to guide my future instruction. If a large number of students do poorly on a home link concept, I know I need to reteach those skills. If just a small group of students do poorly, I will put them in the same rotation group during math workshop and reteach the concept to just those students.
On our report card, students receive S (secure) P (progressing) or N (needs improvement) for each unit. Then skills like basic facts and problem solving are given individual marks. I feel like I know my students in a much more thorough way than our report card allows me to show, so I always add lots of additional comments about math to each child's report card.
I think my Math Workshop post will give you a better idea of how I differentiate my instruction and manage math in my classroom to best meet the needs of all students.
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