Integrating Science With Mathematics & Literacy
New Visions for Learning and Assessment
- Elizabeth Hammerman - Educational Consultant, Texas
- Diann Musial
Foreword by Robert E. Yager
Assessment | Science | Teaching Methods & Learning Styles
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 Peer interview strategies
o Teacher-student sample interviews
o Problems to solve both individually and as a group.
"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!"
"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."
"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."
"The instructional templates and plans offered will enable readers to incorporate the key ideas into their current lessons."