Discussion - The Role of Deconstruction in Instruction and Assessment
Do you have a current topic you teach and assess that you think would benefit from deconstruction?
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Deconstructing to Instruct: The Role of Deconstruction in Instruction and Assessment in Middle School Science Classrooms, Rebecca Katsh-Singer, Science Scope, 1/1/2011 - (free access / need to register and add to library)
Summary: We want to challenge our students, but we need to give them tasks and assessments they can realistically succeed at and are valid indicators of their learning. Deconstructing planning, teaching, and assessment can help teachers instruct and assess more appropriately, leading to more confident, motivated, and higher-achieving learners. In this article, learn how to deconstruct your approach to teaching to make sure you are asking right questions, and students are developing the right answers.
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