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PIMSER and CRiMSTEAD lead project to develop a bank of science formative assessments

Teachers from several western Kentucky school districts recently completed the first year of a Math and Science Partnership project called ASSESS – Assessments of Science Enabling Successful Students – funded by the Kentucky Department of Education. The project is designed to develop a bank of high-quality, elementary/middle science formative assessments.

Kentucky’s Academic Standards for Science, in line with the Next Generation Science Standards, set forth a vision for teaching and learning in K-8 classrooms that likely look and feel different than past science education reform efforts. The project team, which is being lead by two partnering universities (CRiMSTED and PIMSER), worked with teachers, curriculum coordinators and administrators from multiple elementary and middle schools during the course of the 2016-17 school year.

Read the full article on Kentucky Teacher.

Published on March 21, 2018

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