NSTA Engage: Spring21

May 12-8, 2021

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Beyond a Test: Alternative Assessments in Science

Wednesday, April 28 • 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

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Beyond a Test: Alternative Assessments in Science Presentation

STRAND: Reimagining Assessment

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Attendees will learn about unique and interactive assessments that go beyond multiple choice tests. These options offer learners a variety of ways to demonstrate their mastery of content. Varied assessment options will be explored, including alternative testing questions, interactive assessments, concept maps, and projects.

1. Attendees will learn about alternate ways of assessing student learning that allows all learners to demonstrate mastery of content; 2. Alternate midterm and final exams options will be shared; and 3. Attendees will learn how to create valid assessments for English Learners.

Stephanie Matson (Thomas Worthington High School: Columbus, OH), Kimberly Thesing (Thomas Worthington High School: Columbus, OH)