Formative Assessment Probes: Using the P-E-O Technique

by: Page Keeley

This column focuses on promoting learning through assessment. This month’s issue discusses using predictions, explanations, and observations during the Solids and Holes formative assessment probe.


Elementary School

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Assessment Physical Science Teaching Strategies


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 1/1/2013Volume 050Issue 05

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