Summary: Active Assessment for Active Science meets the needs of teachers faced with the task of assessing hands-on science. Some new science curricula come with assessments, but many others do not and it is unusual to find guidelines for interpreting and scoring them. Combining practical discussion with theoretical information on the rationale for active assessments, this book enables classroom teachers to develop and score their own assessments and answers the following ...show more questions:. Why should you use active science assessments? What kinds of assessments are there? How do you manage these assessments in the classroom? What kinds of evidence of learning can you find in written student work? How do national curriculum developers go about the task of developing assessments? How do you score them? How do assessments tie in with education values? The numerous classroom examples of assessments and student work provide teachers with materials for workshops as well as individual reflection. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 94
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