Developing Classroom Science Assessments
For grades 5-12
July 14-15, Lexington
Learn how to use the four critical aspects of sensemaking to evaluate and revise existing assessment tasks and create new tasks using research-based assessment tools.
You will leave this two-day session with a draft 3D classroom assessment and the knowledge of how to:
- use the four critical aspects of sensemaking to evaluate and revise existing classroom assessment tasks.
- design questions that elicit student responses for targeted elements of the KAS for science three dimensions and create opportunities for students to communicate what they know.
- create a standard aligned scenario-driven, multi-dimensional classroom assessment task to use with your students.
Audience: science teachers and coaches grades 5-12
Facilitator: Diane Johnson, PIMSER Regional Teacher Partner
Diane has participated in thousands of hours of training on the KAS for Science. She is an expert facilitator who can easily adapt to address learning needs during the 2-day session. Diane taught high school science for 25 years, served 5 years as an instructional supervisor, and is now a Master Teacher for MSUTeach at Morehead State University. She is an NSTA PL Cadre member, Peer Review Panel member for WestEd (formerly Achieve who led the development of our KAS for Science), and leadership trainee for BSCS STeLLA Scale-up project in KY.
Cost: $250 per person Early Bird rate through May 31 ($300 after)