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Assessing Children’s Science Learning and Process Skills in the Elementary Classroom

  • Brenda Main

Abstract

Today’s classroom teacher must meet the needs of a very diverse group of students. [AAAS] emphasizes inclusiveness, assuming that no individual or group is excluded from an opportunity to become science literate, and that no student is presumed unable to become science literate. Students have a better opportunity to develop into well-rounded and scientifically literate individuals if teachers use a variety of instructional methods and a variety of assessments. The aim is to provide each student an opportunity to feel comfortable enough to strengthen and develop understandings and skills.

Keywords

Assessment Task Process Skill Inquiry Investigation Practical Task National Science Education Standard 
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  • Brenda Main

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