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1 An Introduction to Assessment in the Science Classroom
Pages 7-10

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... In the 1920s, {Q tests were used extensively In He public education system to sort students into various school programs. Although they did not have He kind of life-ordea~ consequences associated wig wartime assignments, Hey never~eless counted heavily in determining a person's future.
From page 8...
... The teacher continually probes the student to ensure how well the student understands the concept, to determine how they approach a problem, and to kind out We assume tions that underlie a student's response. During this process,the teacher has unique opportunities to make considered judgments, based on the concrete evidence collected about We quality of student accomplishment.
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... The results provide effective assessment to Improve learning and teaching. · Student participation is a key component of successful assessment strategies at every step.

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