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Formative Assessment Probes: Confronting Common Folklore—Catching a Cold

by: Page Keeley

Formative assessment probes can help teachers find out what students' ideas are before teaching lessons and use the information to adjust instructional strategies. This article gives an example teachers can use to see if students understand signs of the common cold.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 9/1/2012Stock # sc12_050_01_24Volume 050Issue 01

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