steam507 | Graduate
Steam Education: Assessment Strategies
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STEAM Formative and Summative Assessments
- Create an integrated, standards-based STEAM summative assessment for an overarching topic in your current setting.
- 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.
Rubrics, Checklists, and Other Assessment Tools
- Evaluate the differences between rubrics, checklists, and other assessments tools in integrated, standards-based STEAM education.
- 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.
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.
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