Using Learning Progressions to Monitor Progress Across Grades

Hess, Karin K.
February 2010
Science & Children;Feb2010, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p57
Academic Journal
The article offers information about learning progressions to enhance science teaching for pre-kindergarten to grade four students. It states that this is an educational tool, which use available research and hundreds of student work samples that teachers may find useful in assessing students' development. It mentions that it explains the important precursor ideas that may not look like the later ideas, yet contribute to their construction. It adds that it also help teachers to visually and verbally articulate a hypothesis.


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