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Assessment for the Next Generation Science Standards

 
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Assessment for the Next Generation Science Standards 1-14-2014.pdf

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Summary: Web Seminar Presentation

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Developing Assessments for the Next Generation Science Standards:

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SimScientists (focus on as assessments)

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Archive: Formative Assessment in Science- Using Students' Ideas to Inform Instruction and Promote Learning, May 2, 2011

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Summary: This Web Seminar took place on May 2, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Page Keeley, Senior Program Director at the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance (MMSA) and NSTA Author. Ms. Keeley talked about the need and use of...

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Archive: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 101: Learning more about the NAEP 2009 Science Results, January 25, 2011

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Summary: This Web Seminar took place on January 25, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Dr. Arnold Goldstein and Dr. Emmanuel Sikali from the National Center for Education Statistics. Dr. Francis Eberle, Executive Director of NSTA, shared...

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Commentary: Finding Purpose—Reflecting Upon Curriculum and Assessment

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Summary: An opinion piece about how the purpose of teaching plays a sginificant role in how lessons are received and valued. The challenge for teachers is to critically reflect upon the purpose of their curriculum and assessments, and most importantly share their...

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Deconstructing to Instruct: The Role of Deconstruction in Instruction and Assessment in Middle School Science Classrooms

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Summary: We want to challenge our students, but we need to give them tasks and assessments they can realistically succeed at and are valid indicators of their learning. Deconstructing planning, teaching, and assessment can help teachers instruct and assess more...

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Editor’s Corner: Assessment—Asking the Big Questions

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Summary: Assessment is often synonymous with measurement. We use summative assessments to determine if and where a student will go to college, how much funding a state will receive, whether teachers will stay or be fired, and where the United States ranks in the...

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How Assessment and Testing Developed

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Summary: The United States has approximately 55 million students in grades K–12. On average, teachers administer 100 teacher-generated tests per school year, which translates into America’s students taking approximately 550 million—that’s 550,000,000—teacher-generated...

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Podcast: Assessment for the Next Generation Science Standards

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Summary: The Podcast: Assessment for the Next Generation Science Standards is a production of the entire Web Seminar: Assessment for the Next Generation Science Standards,...

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Seamless Assessment

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Summary: Although assessment is tradtionally applied at the end of a unit, evaluating students during instruction can help to eliminate misconceptions and deepen understanding. This 5E sequence on the phases of the Moon demonstrates how assessment can be used...