Formative Assessment Probes: Uncovering Preservice Teachers’ Ideas About Magnetism and Formative Assessment

by: Page Keeley

This column focuses on promoting learning through assessment. This month’s issue discusses the formative assessment probe “Can You Pick It up With a Magnet?” which is designed to find out what types of materials students think interact with magnets.

Level

Elementary School

Grade Levels

Elementary

Topics

Assessment Physical Science Preservice Science Education

Details

Type Journal ArticlePub Date 9/1/2017Volume 055Issue 01

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