Mandy Stalets

Mandy Stalets

Mandy Stalets is a teacher and learner who is passionate about sound assessment and grading practices, as well as standards-based learning. Along with her consulting work, she is currently a high school mathematics teacher at Illinois State University’s laboratory schools.

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Mandy Stalets

Mandy Stalets works with a wide variety of teachers, undergraduate students, and school districts to improve assessment and grading practices to maximize communication and student success. She provides rationale for the need for change in our current grading practices, as well as practical steps for implementation. Mandy is a teacher and learner who is passionate about sound assessment and grading practices, as well as standards-based learning. Along with her consulting work, she is currently a high school mathematics teacher at Illinois State University’s laboratory schools.

Mandy received her undergraduate degree in secondary mathematics education and graduate degree in teaching and learning from Illinois State University. She received her National Board Certification in Early Adolescence Mathematics in 2017. She is also the co-moderator of Solution Tree’s assessment Twitter chat, #ATAssess, and author of the book Standards-Based Learning In-Action: Moving from Theory to Practice.

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Presentation titles by Mandy Stalets

  • How Standards-Based Instruction and Assessment Are Changing Our Schools
  • Google in the Classroom
  • Standards-Based Learning in Action
  • Standards-Based Grading in the High School Classroom
  • Changing the Mindset about Grading
  • Making Your Grades Meaningful: Diving into Standards-Based Reporting
  • Student Investment and Engagement in the Formative Assessment Process
  • Effective Assessment: Increasing Hope, Efficacy, and Achievement
  • Coaching the Classroom: Assessment that Works