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Formative Assessment

Over the past decade, the ways that educators assess their students’ understanding of scientific concepts have transformed. We talked to experts about how assessment has changed, how to achieve authentic assessment, and what assessment will look like in the future.

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Assessments could be intimidating and didn’t take into account the ways students had practiced communicating their understanding in the preceding lessons. The way assessment was implemented often felt exclusionary for some students, especially those who struggled with historically limited modalities...
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