ERIC Number: EJ551176
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Everything I Ever Needed To Know about Assessment I Can Learn in Kindergarten.
Martin, Ruth A.
Science and Children, v35 n1 p50-53 Sep 1997
Hands-on science activities and first-hand experiences of kindergartners studying trees demonstrate the true meaning of authentic assessment. The activities and teacher interactions had several things in common: (1) they asked students to perform or create something; (2) they invoked real-world applications; (3) they showed that there is more than one answer; and (4) they provided a holistic picture of student progress. (PVD)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Class Activities, Cooperative Learning, Discovery Processes, Educational Assessment, Evaluation Methods, Field Trips, Hands on Science, Inquiry, Kindergarten Children, Learning Strategies, Performance Based Assessment, Primary Education, Problem Solving, Science Instruction, Science Process Skills, Trees
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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