ERIC Number: ED461476
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
New Approaches to Assessment in Science and Mathematics.
Crow, Tracy, Ed.
ENC Focus, v3 n1 1996-1997
This issue of ENC Focus serves as a guide to 29 instructional materials that utilize some form of alternative assessment. These materials focus on mathematics, science, and integrated topics. The products included utilize one or more of the following means of student assessment: (1) portfolios; (2) journals; (3) interviews; (4) surveys; (5) performance; and (6) rubrics. The introduction contains a description and several general examples of the types of assessment used in the materials. The record for each of the products includes publisher contact information, subjects covered, grade level, a description in abstract form of the product, description of assessment procedures, author, and the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (ENC) reference number. The products featured include:"Activities and Assessment in Mathematics"; "Algebra"; "Amazing Me: Understanding How the Body Works"; "Chances Are...."; "Change Over Time"; "Chemicals in Food: Additives"; "Dash: Grade 2"; "Habitats"; "The Hole in the Sky"; "Ice Cream Making and Cake Baking"; "If Shipwrecks Could Talk"; "Microworlds"; and "Windows on Math, Volume 2." (DDR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Informal Assessment, Interdisciplinary Approach, Interviews, Mathematics, Mathematics Achievement, Portfolio Assessment, Science Achievement, Sciences, Student Evaluation, Student Journals, Student Surveys
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education, 1929 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1079. Tel: 800-621-5785 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education, Columbus, OH.