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Abstract Details (PID = P132)
Title:Performance Assessment for Mitosis/Meiosis (P132)
Description:Do you want to hear your quietest students speak more than ever before? Are you interested in seeing students who often do poorly on traditional tests earn the highest grade they've ever had on an assessment? Does high student engagement make your day? If so, this session is for you! This hands-on session will help participants assess students using performance instead of traditional forms of assessment. Participants will learn how to help students model the stages of mitosis or meiosis using common household items then use this model to assess students on their performance and knowledge of the process. Editable lesson plan and rubric provided. Discussion to include other ways performance-based assessment could be integrated into the science classroom.
Subject:Assessment in the Science Classroom
Intended Audience:HS Biology
Aligned with NGSS:Yes
NGSS Level:Any Level - Presentation applicable to attendees at any level of NGSS Experience.
Type of Presentation:Hands-On - Attendees will be actively engaged, working in groups, etc.
Primary Presenter Detail
Presenter - 1 / Title:Jennifer Stoll, Biology Teacher
School/Organization:DeKalb High School
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Presenter - 2 / Title:Sheri Shambo, Biology/Anatomy Teacher
School/Organization:DeKalb High School
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Schedule Details
Room:167
Day:Mon
Time:2:30 PM
Length:50 min
Room Setup:Classrm - Flat / 48 people