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Formative assessment strategies for enhanced learning in science, K-8 [electronic resource] / Elizabeth Hammerman.

By: Hammerman, Elizabeth L.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 129 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781441654007 (electronic bk.); 1441654003 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States -- Evaluation | Educational tests and measurements -- United States | EDUCATION -- Teaching Methods & Materials -- Science & Technology | Grundschule | Naturwissenschaftlicher Unterricht | Schulleistungsmessung | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Formative assessment strategies for enhanced learning in science, K-8.DDC classification: 372.35/044 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface Uses for Formative Assessment Strategies to Enhance Learning in Science Introduction Student-Centered Instruction and Assessment Changing Practice to Improve Learning An Overview of Chapters Acknowledgments About the Author 1. Formative Assessment and Science New Ways of Thinking About Assessment Goal-Centered Assessment Research Support for Formative Assessment Creating a Vision for Formative Assessment Examining Beliefs and Practices Traditional vs. Student-Centered Views of Assessment Formative Assessment as "Authentic" Assessment Clear Targets for Instruction and Assessment Goals for School Science Scientific Literacy Science Content Categories Scientific Habits of Mind 2. Using Rubrics to Guide Learning The What and Why of Rubrics Holistic Rubrics Holistic Rubric for a Science Report Limitations to Holistic Scoring Designing Holistic Rubrics Generalized Rubrics Examples of Generalized Rubrics Analytic Rubrics Assessment Tasks With Analytic Rubrics Assessment Tasks for a Unit on Climate Designing Analytic Rubrics Rubrics for Fun The Greatest Chocolate Chip Cookie Rubrics for Self-Assessment and Peer Assessment Design a Rubric 3. Observation Checklists and Effective Questioning Observation Checklists Sample Observation Checklists Effective Questioning Questions for Thinking and Problem Solving Questions for Instruction and Assessment Questions Throughout Instruction Informal Questioning Questions to Create Meaning Questions Aligned With Inquiries 4. Notebooks, Reports, Graphic Organizers Notebooks Notebooks as Assessment Tools Rubric for a Science Notebook Lab Reports Lab Reports for Learning and Assessment Rubric for a Lab Report Graphic Organizers Descriptive Organizers Sequential Organizers Process-Casual Organizers Categorical Organizers Comparison-Related Organizers Problem-Solution Organizers 5. Projects and Presentations Learning Through Projects Assessing Projects Rubric for a Project Learning Through Presentations Assessing Presentations 6. Performance Tasks and Embedded Assessments Performance Assessment Performance Assessment and Instruction Performance Tasks Performance Task K-4: Changes in Earth and Sky Performance Task 5-8: Transfer of Energy in a Food Chain A Generalized Rubric for a Performance Task Embedded Assessments A Model for Embedded Assessments Sample Embedded Performance Task Designing Embedded Performance Assessments Performance Assessments Following Instruction Sample Performance Assessments Performance Assessment as Benchmark Assessment Characteristics of Benchmark Assessments Sample Benchmark Assessment Benchmark Assessment: I Can Make a Difference 7. Planning and Implementing Formative Assessment Characteristics of High-Quality Instruction and Assessment Planning Formative Assessment A Planning Guide for Formative Assessment Planning Guide for a Unit on Cells Using Assessment Data to Modify Instruction Project Choices Adjusting Assignments Stations Centers Contracts Formative Assessment and Accountability References Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-125) and index.

Preface Uses for Formative Assessment Strategies to Enhance Learning in Science Introduction Student-Centered Instruction and Assessment Changing Practice to Improve Learning An Overview of Chapters Acknowledgments About the Author 1. Formative Assessment and Science New Ways of Thinking About Assessment Goal-Centered Assessment Research Support for Formative Assessment Creating a Vision for Formative Assessment Examining Beliefs and Practices Traditional vs. Student-Centered Views of Assessment Formative Assessment as "Authentic" Assessment Clear Targets for Instruction and Assessment Goals for School Science Scientific Literacy Science Content Categories Scientific Habits of Mind 2. Using Rubrics to Guide Learning The What and Why of Rubrics Holistic Rubrics Holistic Rubric for a Science Report Limitations to Holistic Scoring Designing Holistic Rubrics Generalized Rubrics Examples of Generalized Rubrics Analytic Rubrics Assessment Tasks With Analytic Rubrics Assessment Tasks for a Unit on Climate Designing Analytic Rubrics Rubrics for Fun The Greatest Chocolate Chip Cookie Rubrics for Self-Assessment and Peer Assessment Design a Rubric 3. Observation Checklists and Effective Questioning Observation Checklists Sample Observation Checklists Effective Questioning Questions for Thinking and Problem Solving Questions for Instruction and Assessment Questions Throughout Instruction Informal Questioning Questions to Create Meaning Questions Aligned With Inquiries 4. Notebooks, Reports, Graphic Organizers Notebooks Notebooks as Assessment Tools Rubric for a Science Notebook Lab Reports Lab Reports for Learning and Assessment Rubric for a Lab Report Graphic Organizers Descriptive Organizers Sequential Organizers Process-Casual Organizers Categorical Organizers Comparison-Related Organizers Problem-Solution Organizers 5. Projects and Presentations Learning Through Projects Assessing Projects Rubric for a Project Learning Through Presentations Assessing Presentations 6. Performance Tasks and Embedded Assessments Performance Assessment Performance Assessment and Instruction Performance Tasks Performance Task K-4: Changes in Earth and Sky Performance Task 5-8: Transfer of Energy in a Food Chain A Generalized Rubric for a Performance Task Embedded Assessments A Model for Embedded Assessments Sample Embedded Performance Task Designing Embedded Performance Assessments Performance Assessments Following Instruction Sample Performance Assessments Performance Assessment as Benchmark Assessment Characteristics of Benchmark Assessments Sample Benchmark Assessment Benchmark Assessment: I Can Make a Difference 7. Planning and Implementing Formative Assessment Characteristics of High-Quality Instruction and Assessment Planning Formative Assessment A Planning Guide for Formative Assessment Planning Guide for a Unit on Cells Using Assessment Data to Modify Instruction Project Choices Adjusting Assignments Stations Centers Contracts Formative Assessment and Accountability References Index.

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