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ERIC Number: EJ1115203
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Dec
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 4
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8148
Formative Assessment Probes: Mountaintop Fossil: A Puzzling Phenomenon
Keeley, Page
Science and Children, v53 n4 p24-26 Dec 2015
This column focuses on promoting learning through assessment. This month's issue describes using formative assessment probes to uncover several ways of thinking about the puzzling discovery of a marine fossil on top of a mountain.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A