Everyday assessment in the science classroom /

Annotation Atkin (science education, Stanford University) and Coffey, a postdoctoral researcher in science education at Stanford University, collect 10 essays on the theories behind the latest assessment techniques used in science classrooms. Contributors offer suggestions for conducting assessments...

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Corporate Author: National Science Teachers Association.
Other Authors: Atkin, J. Myron., Coffey, Janet.
Format: eBook
Published: Arlington, Va. : NSTApress, ©2003.
Series:Science educators' essay collection.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • The importance of everyday assessment / Paul Black
  • Learning through assessment: assessment for learning in the science classroom / Anne Davies
  • Examining students' work / Cary I. Sneider
  • Assessment of inquiry / Richard A. Duschl
  • Using questioning to assess and foster student thinking / Jim Minstrell, Emily van Zee
  • Involving students in assessment / Janet E. Coffey
  • Reporting progress to parents and others: beyond grades / Mark Wilson, Kathleen Scalise
  • Working with teachers in assessment-related professional development / Mistilina Sato
  • Reconsidering large-scale assessment to heighten its relevance to learning / Lorrie A. Shepard
  • Reflections on assessment / F. James Rutherford.