Weaving Science Inquiry and Continuous Assessment Using Formative Assessment to Improve Learning by Maura O"Brien Carlson

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Subjects:

  • Science: General Issues,
  • Teacher assessment,
  • Testing & Measurement,
  • Science,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Science & Technology,
  • Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Students,
  • Learning Styles,
  • Education / Testing & Measurement,
  • Rating of,
  • Study and teaching (Elementary

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9358788M
ISBN 100761945903
ISBN 109780761945901

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Inquiry science is a standards-based teaching method whereby students ask questions and find answers for themselves using scientific methods under the guidance of a teacher. Continuous assessment is a purposeful approach to listening and observing students and using that information to understand a student's thinking and skills.

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