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Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 1 25 Formative Assessment Probes

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ISBN-10: 0873552555

ISBN-13: 9780873552554

Edition: 2005

Authors: Page Keeley, Francis Eberle, Lynn Farrin

List price: $27.95
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Before your students can discover accurate science, you need to uncover the preconceptions they already have. This book helps pinpoint what your students know (or think they know) so you can monitor their learning and adjust your teaching accordingly. Loaded with classroom-friendly features you can use immediately, the book is comprised of 25 "probes", brief, easily administered activities designed to determine your students' thinking on 44 core science topics (grouped by light, sound, matter, gravity, heat and temperature, life science, and Earth and space science).The probes are invaluable formative assesment tools to use before you begin teaching a topic or unit. The detailed teacher…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: National Science Teachers Association
Publication date: 10/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 265
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Page Keeley is the senior science program director at the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance (MMSA). She directs projects in the areas of leadership, professional development, standards and research on learning, formative assessment, and mentoring and coaching, and consults with school districts and organizations nationally. She has been the principal investigator on three NSF-funded projects: the Northern New England Co-Mentoring Network, a school-based mentoring program that supported science and mathematics professional learning communities for middle and high school mentors and new teachers; Curriculum Topic Study- A Systematic Approach to Utilizing National Standards and Cognitive…