Mandy Stalets is a middle school mathematics teacher for Illinois State University Laboratory Schools. She specializes in sound grading practices and standards-based learning.
Mandy Stalets is a middle school mathematics teacher for Illinois State University Laboratory Schools. She specializes in sound grading practices and standards-based learning. Mandy has also been a high school mathematics teacher.
In 2010, Mandy introduced standards-based learning and grading to her K–8 school through a one-year trial in her classroom. The success of the trial led to a schoolwide initiative the following year and the elimination of letter grades three years later. She has worked with teachers, undergraduate students, and school districts to improve assessment and grading practices to maximize communication and student success.
Mandy received the 2009 Outstanding Faculty Member Award from the Illinois Principals Association and 2007 Heart of Illinois One Teacher at a Time Award. She is a member of the Association for Middle Level Education, Illinois Council for Teachers of Mathematics, and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
She earned an undergraduate degree in secondary mathematics education from Illinois State University.
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