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NSTA Author - Page Keeley Collection

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More information on NSTA author, Page Keeley, and her work on formative assessment.

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A Message from the NSTA President: Science Education—The Times They are A-Changin’ Journal Article
Archive: Formative Assessment in Science- Using Students' Ideas to Inform Instruction and Promote Learning, May 2, 2011 Web Seminar Archive
Crescent Moon Book Chapter
Does the Moon Orbit the Earth? Book Chapter
EarthOrMoonShadow.pdf

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Formative Assessment Probes: With a Purpose Journal Article
Interview with Page Keeley

In an NSTA Interview, Page discusses how her teaching was transformed by using formative assessment probes when she was a middle school teacher back in the 1990's and read an article, "Teaching for Conceptual Change Confronting Students' Ideas." She was so impressed with the teacher's approach of taking her students through the process of confronting their strongly held PREconceptions; she used an interesting, probing question to guide her instruction and her students' learning.You can watch the

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NSTA Author Interview: Page Keeley Web Page
Page Keeley and Richard Konicek-Moran

Richard Konicek-Moran, who is an NSTA Press author and one of Page Keeley’s mentors, co-wrote the book Teaching For Conceptual Understanding in Science with Page. I have attached a link below to a sample chapter. The book is a great resource helping students understand science at the conceptual level so they can see its connection to other fields, other concepts, and their lives.

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YouTube: Page Keeley, Uncovering Student Ideas in Science series Web Page