2021 National Harbor Area Conference

November 11-13, 2021

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FILTERS APPLIED:6 - 8, Presentation, Sharing Authentic Assessment Strategies


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Pop Culture's Relevancy in Authentically Assessing Students

Thursday, November 11 • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center - Chesapeake I

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Pop Culture’s Relevancy in Authentically Assessing Students

STRAND: Sharing Authentic Assessment Strategies

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Using pop culture references creates relevant opportunities for teachers to authentically assess students' ability to design/speculate models to revitalize endangered species and vulnerable ecosystems.

Learn about the intersection between project-based learning, anchoring phenomena and authentic assessments Learn about a model that uses pop culture to create anchoring phenomena and opportunities for authentic assessments Collaboratively identify examples of pop culture that can be used as anchoring phenomena and/or authentic assessment and link them with NGSS standards

Jennifer Chambers (The Siena School: Silver Spring, MD)

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