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CAIRO BOOKS's Description
A concise science assessment text that helps K–12 teachers master the
effective science assessment methods that lead to improved student learning
Presenting both traditional and innovative assessment methods integral to
science teaching and learning, Essentials of Science Classroom Assessment shows
teachers the connection between effective science assessment and improved
student learning. The text uses a competence-based approach consistent with the
National Science Education Standards to help teachers master assessment skills,
apply them to science classroom instruction, and evaluate their impact on
student learning. Key Features and Benefits Provides practical examples from
both elementary and secondary science classrooms to demonstrate how to design a
wide variety of traditional and innovative assessment methods Presents case
scenarios in each chapter that help teachers reflect on the assessment issues
they will encounter in their own classrooms Includes end-of-chapter checklists
and practice questions that allow readers to check their mastery of assessment
skills before moving on, as well as annotated bibliographies that direct them
to additional readings on topics of interest
The Web-based Student study site at www.sagepub.com/liustudy provides
electronic flashcards, practice quizzes, alternative assessment tasks,
additional Web resources, and abstracts identifying more than forty common K–12
student preconceptions of science topics.