Council of State Science Supervisors
The following resources have been organized by the CSSS Assessment Committee. Please contact them if you have questions.
Assessment resources have been grouped into the following categories:
16 - The Informal Formative Assessment Cycle as a Model for Teacher Practice
18 - How teachers can develop formative assessments that fit a three-dimensional view of science learning
25 - How can formative assessment support culturally responsive argumentation in a classroom community?
26 - How can assessments be designed to engage students in the range of science and engineering practices?
29 - Steps to Designing a Three Dimensional Assessment
30 - Integrating Science Practices Into Assessment Tasks
33 - How to design assessments for emerging bilingual students
37 - Research Brief: Designing an Assessment System that Measures Three-Dimensional Science Learning
41 - Prompts for Integrating Crosscutting Concepts Into Assessment and Instruction
50 - How Can Preservice Teachers Orient to Students’ Ideas and Sensemaking practices?
Session A: Introduction to Formative Assessment to Support Equitable 3D Instruction (60-70 minutes)
Session B: How to Assess Three-Dimensional Learning in Your Classroom: Building Assessment Tasks that Work (60-70 minutes)
Session C: Making Science Instruction Compelling for All Students: Using Cultural Formative Assessment to Build on Learner Interest and Experience
Large-Scale Assessment Discussion