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Steam Education: Assessment Strategies

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This course explores the assessment and evaluation of K-12 student learning outcomes in STEAM. The focus is on using a variety of assessments for evaluating integrated STEAM standards education. Various assessment types are compared for STEAM processes, products, and performances (content). Special consideration is given to both formative and summative assessments. Participants prepare STEAM assessments and tools for processes, products, and performances (content) in current classroom settings.

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Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 4 weeks

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    Rubrics, Checklists, and Other Assessment Tools

    • Analyze how rubrics, checklists, and other assessment tools can be used for both formative and summative assessment in integrated, standards-based STEAM education.
    • Create an integrated, standards-based STEAM rubric, checklist, or other assessment tool for an overarching topic in your current setting.
    • Evaluate the differences between rubrics, checklists, and other assessments tools in integrated, standards-based STEAM education.

    Standards-Based Assessment, Integrated STEAM Education, and Learning Trajectories

    • Explain the importance of correlating standards-based assessment with integrated STEAM education.
    • Analyze STEAM standards that could be integrated and assessed in a classroom setting.
    • Examine a unit of study in your current setting that could benefit from integrated STEAM education and assessment.
    • Identify measurable learning outcomes for an integrated STEAM unit, based on a learning trajectory.

    Types of STEAM Assessments for Processes, Products, and Performances

    • Distinguish between processes, products, and performances in STEAM education.
    • Identify multiple assessment options for processes, products, and performances.
    • Analyze how varied assessments can be used to triangulate data in STEAM education.
    • Compare elements of various types of assessments including purpose, rationale for use, and correlation with process, product, and performance.

    STEAM Formative and Summative Assessments

    • Define formative assessment for a STEAM classroom.
    • Discuss varied formative assessments specific to ongoing STEAM learning outcomes.
    • Describe how formative assessments aid in integration of STEAM.
    • Construct an integrated, standards-based STEAM formative assessment for an overarching topic in your current setting.
    • Explain the importance of developing a positive climate for classroom assessment.
    • Identify the differences between summative assessments and other types of assessments in integrated, standards-based STEAM education.
    • Describe how summative assessments aid in the integration of STEAM.
    • Create an integrated, standards-based STEAM summative assessment for an overarching topic in your current setting.
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