3 edition of Assessment in science found in the catalog.
Includes bibliography and index.
|Statement||Cambridge University Press|
|Publishers||Cambridge University Press|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 71 p. :|
|Number of Pages||77|
|2||Cambridge science education series|
nodata File Size: 7MB.
The effectiveness of activities in producing the desired learning outcomes. Level Work on 3D Tasks• It includes: Participation in class discussions Interviews Oral reports• Large-scale assessments, such as those conducted by districts, states, and the federal government, require tremendous human and fiscal expenditures. During this project students practice research and organizational skills.
You can choose Assessment in science most useful group-work arrangement depending on what you want the students to achieve. than that of a practicing scientist. Select a piece of their own work to provide evidence of understanding of a scientific concept, principle, or law—or their ability to conduct scientific inquiry. If assessment results are more closely related to gender or ethnicity than to the preparation received or the science understanding and ability being assessed, the validity of the assessment process is questionable.
These standards reflect the principles that learning science is an inquiry-based process, that science in schools should reflect the intellectual traditions of contemporary science, and that all Americans have a role in improving science education.
The variety of uses, users, methods, and data contributes to the complexity and importance of the assessment process. Still other concepts are from the earth sciences, such as soil types, composition of the atmosphere, water cycle, solar energy, and mineral cycle. Judgments about confidence are based on several different indicators, some of which are discussed below. Criteria for assessing and analyzing students' attainments in science and the learning opportunities that school science programs afford.
Finally, a well-crafted justification for any prediction about the plant in the jar demonstrates reasoning characterized by a succession of statements that follow one another logically without gaps from statement to statement.
Teachers have communicated their assessment practices, their standards for performance, and criteria for evaluation to students when students are able to• The ability to self-assess understanding is an essential tool for self-directed learning.
tions, journal notes, written reports, diagrams, data sets, physical and mathematical models, and collections of natural objects.