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ERIC Number: EJ559331
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0009-8655
Engaging Students through Formative Assessment in Science.
Childers, Pamela B.; Lowry, Michael
Clearing House, v71 n2 p97-102 Nov-Dec 1997
Discusses a series of year-long writing activities using portfolios in eighth-grade science class. Notes that students received feedback about their performance from multiple sources. Suggests that students found this formative focus productive and valuable, and took a more active role in mastering the course content than if the course had been structured around traditional summative assessments. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Note: Theme Issue: Forms and Functions of Formative Assessment. See CS 754 820 for a related article.