Calipers II: Using Simulations to Assess Complex Science Learning

This project has pioneered simulation-based assessments of model-based science learning and inquiry practices for middle school physical and life science systems. The assessment suites include curriculum-embedded, formative assessments that provide  immediate, individualized feedback and graduated coaching with supporting reflection activities as well as summative end-of-unit benchmark assessments. The project has documented the instructional benefits, feasibility, utility, and technical quality of the assessments with over 7,000 students and 80 teachers in four states.

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Award Number: 
0733345
Funding Period: 
Monday, October 1, 2007 to Thursday, September 30, 2010
Project Evaluator: 
CRESST

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CalipersII: Using Simulations to Assess Complex Science Learning Poster 06/26/2012 - 3:08pm