Due to the coronavirus outbreak and spread, we are canceling this event for the time being. We DO hope to reschedule this summer! Thank you for understanding.
CREATE for STEM at MSU will hold a three-day invited workshop from March 12-14, 2020, to build capacity in lead science teachers, science teacher facilitators, and science district leaders to design and develop assessment tasks that align with the Next Generation Science Standards.
The goals of the workshop aim to build capacity to create, evaluate, and use classroom-based formative assessments aligned to NGSS for secondary science classrooms, and to develop a professional learning community for all participants who are middle and high school teachers including state leaders in science education and assessment.
The challenge we face is how to develop three-dimensional learning assessments. In this workshop, participants will learn a research-based systematic process for developing NGSS-aligned three-dimensional learning assessment. Participants will also gain hands-on experience working on each phase of the process including unpacking of performance dimensions, developing integrated dimension maps, articulating learning performances, specifying design patterns, and designing tasks and associated rubrics. The process stems from work conducted by the Next Generation Science Assessment collaborative (NGSA process).