Science Formative Assessment: 75 Practical Strategies for Linking Assessment, Instruction, and Learning / Edition 1
  • Science Formative Assessment: 75 Practical Strategies for Linking Assessment, Instruction, and Learning / Edition 1
  • Science Formative Assessment: 75 Practical Strategies for Linking Assessment, Instruction, and Learning / Edition 1

Science Formative Assessment: 75 Practical Strategies for Linking Assessment, Instruction, and Learning / Edition 1

by Page D. Keeley
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412941806

ISBN-13: 9781412941808

Pub. Date: 03/20/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Formative assessment allows educators to discover the varied ideas that students bring to the classroom, determine students' understanding of key concepts, and design learning opportunities that will deepen students' mastery of content and standards. A nationally known expert in science education, Page Keeley provides a rich repertoire of purposeful methods that weave…  See more details below

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Formative assessment allows educators to discover the varied ideas that students bring to the classroom, determine students' understanding of key concepts, and design learning opportunities that will deepen students' mastery of content and standards. A nationally known expert in science education, Page Keeley provides a rich repertoire of purposeful methods that weave assessment into the process of instruction and learning.

The author shares 75 specific assessment techniques to help teachers in Grades K-12 provide effective science instruction. These flexible assessments can be used with any science curriculum, and the author includes A description of how each technique promotes student learning, Considerations for design and implementation, such as required materials, timing, modeling the technique, and grouping students, Modifications for various instructional needs, Caveats for using each technique, Ways the techniques can be used in other content areas.

Science Formative Assessment promotes best practices in the science classroom and helps teachers expand their tool kit of proven assessment techniques.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412941808
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/20/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
250
Sales rank:
136,214
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.53(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1 An Introduction to Formative Assessment Classroom Techniques (FACTs) 1

2 Integrating FACTs With Instruction and Learning 15

3 Considerations for Selecting, Implementing, and Using Data From FACTs 31

4 Get the FACTs! 75 Science Formative Assessment Classroom Techniques (FACTs) 45

Appendix 222

References 225

Index 228

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