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Integrating Science With Mathematics & Literacy : New Visions for Learning and Assessment - Elizabeth Hammerman

Integrating Science With Mathematics & Literacy

New Visions for Learning and Assessment

By: Elizabeth Hammerman (Editor), Diann L. Musial (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st October 2007
ISBN: 9781412955645
Number Of Pages: 200

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Defining new visions for science, mathematics, and language arts education, the authors provide a clearly articulated set of performance assessments, allowing teachers to assess students' knowledge and abilities through investigation, problem solving, inventiveness, and inquiry.

Featuring activities that promote higher-order thinking skills and help develop more complex cognitive functions, this resource offers more than 20 ready-to-use assessments linked to national standards with tools that include:

o Learning logs

o Portfolios

o Peer interview strategies

o Teacher-student sample interviews

o Problems to solve both individually and as a group.

Industry Reviews

"An excellent resource for science teachers. Includes user-friendly, ready-to-use assessments, complete with analytical rubrics that can be adapted to almost any classroom!" -- Melissa Miller, Science Teacher
"Designing and using performance assessment tools can be very challenging for beginning teachers. The authors offer a fantastic starting point for all science educators to examine their current method of assessment and apply new and different types of authentic assessment strategies across the curriculum." -- Sheila Smith, Science Specialist/National Science Foundation Project Director
"Teachers who are exploring new ways of integrating mathematics and writing into their science curriculum will be well served by this book. The activities are general enough to provide creative teachers with numerous ideas for incorporating the various tools into their own curricular activities." -- NSTA Recommends, January 2008
"The instructional templates and plans offered will enable readers to incorporate the key ideas into their current lessons." -- Curriculum Connections, Spring 2008

Foreword by Robert E. YagerIntroductionPart I. Theory1. What Is Science?2. New Visions for Mathematics and Language Literacy3. Developing Rubrics for Teaching and Assessment Performance Tasks4. Putting It All Together: Integrated Performance Tasks for Learning and AssessmentPart II. Application5. Adventuring Back in Time6. The Dog Washing Business7. May the Force Be With You8. Water, Water Everywhere9. A Wholesome Partnership10. A-W-L for One and One for A-W-L11. The Mysterious Package12. Up, Up, and Away13. Role-ing Through Science and TechnologyAppendix A. Answers to Criterion-Referenced TestsReferences

ISBN: 9781412955645
ISBN-10: 1412955645
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 1st October 2007
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.5  x 1.22
Weight (kg): 0.55
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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