TITLE

Drawing on Students Knowledge

AUTHOR(S)
Schussler, Elisabeth; Winslow, Jeff
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Science & Children;Jan2007, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an assessment teachers can use to check student understanding before and after studying plant life cycles. The assessment was tested with fourth-grade students at two local schools in the U.S. as part of a university-school district partnership. The plant life cycle was used as the focus of the project. The main instructional goal was to have the students observe and document the life cycle of the Fast Plant which was used in the project. The role of the teachers was to direct the student data collection about plant growth and reproduction.
ACCESSION #
23581506

 

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