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Published in 2013
"The report includes statistics on the presence of the Earth and Space sciences in: national and state science education standards; high school graduation requirements; high stakes science assessments; college admission requirements; and the Advanced Placement program. The Center report will provide...
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Published in 2013
This report provides a detailed and up-to-date lay of the land on teacher evaluation policies across the 50 states and DCPS. It also offers a more in-depth look at the states with the most ambitious teacher evaluation systems, including their efforts to connect teacher evaluation to other policy...
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Published in 2011
The results of the NAEP science assessment present a broad view of what our nation's students know and can do in science. The assessment is designed to measure students' knowledge and abilities in the areas of physical science, life science, and Earth and space science. Results of the 2015 science...
Grade Level   4 8 12
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Published in 2008
In this article, we discuss some common misconceptions about weathering and erosion, volcanoes, and earthquakes. We also provide tools for formative assessment and ideas for teaching the correct scientific concepts.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5
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Published in 2013
A new report from the Board on Testing and Assessment and the Board on Science Education, Assessment and the Next Generation Science Standards, describes the types of new assessments that will be needed to gauge student progress. The committee recommends a systems approach, one that uses a range of...
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Published in 2016
This Data Point uses data from the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009, collected in 2009 when students were high school freshmen, and in 2012, when most students were in their junior year of high school. The study has an overarching STEM focus, and included student self-assessment of confidence...
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