Performance-Based Science Assessments Webinar
On October 24, 2012 CSSS members offered a 90 minute webinar describing performance-based science assessments. The webinar featured presentations by Edys Quellmalz, WestEd; Lauren Monowar-Jones, OH; Gail Hall, VT; and Liz Buttner, CT. Due to technical complications the first part of the webinar was not successfully recorded. CSSS members can access the powerpoint slides and the recorded portion of the webinar from the links below.
Taking Preliminary Steps to Integrate NGSS or NGSS-like Standards into Large-Scale Assessment, Presenters: Katie Bowler (Massachusetts) and April McCrae (Delaware)
Integrating Practices into Items, Presenters: Tom Regan and Chris Lazzaro, College Board
State & Territory Science Assessment Information and Web SitesThe accompanying Excel spreadsheet presents useful information about different states' assessment of science including plans to utilize computer-based or technology-enhanced assessments. The information provides web sites for assessment which provides information about that state's science assessment. The designated specialist for science assessment and email address are also provided.
States should send updated assessment information to Blessing Mupanduki at BMupanduki@cde.ca.gov
Large-Scale Assessment Discussions