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Formative assessment for secondary science teachers

Author: Erin Marie Furtak
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, ©2009.
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"Research has shown that when teachers use formative assessments effectively, they have a clearer understanding of what students know and are better able to design instruction that meets learners' needs. This practical guide shows teachers how to create and implement formative assessments in their middle and high school science classrooms. Grounded in extensive and solid research, this guide covers all science  Read more...
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Furtak, Erin Marie.
Formative assessment for secondary science teachers.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, ©2009
(OCoLC)716440469
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erin Marie Furtak
ISBN: 9781412972208 1412972205 9781412972215 1412972213
OCLC Number: 299709928
Description: xv, 159 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: What Is Formative Assessment? --
Part I. Defining the Feedback Loop. Step One: Setting Learning Goals ; Step Two: What Do the Students Know Now? ; Step Three: Anticipating Feedback. --
Part II. Formats for Formative Assessment. Big Idea Questions ; Concept Maps ; Predict-Observe-Explain (POE) Assessments ; Evidence-to-Explanation Assessments ; Multiple-Choice Questions.
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Covering physics/physical science, life science/biology, earth and space science, and chemistry, this research-based guide shows secondary teachers how to develop and use formative assessments to  Read more...

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