About this Course
Assessing Student Work
Observing Students Working
About the Teachers
SESSION 6: How Can You Address Student Misconceptions about Evolution?
Evaluate Part B: Observing Students Working
Ongoing assessment helps teachers identify where students need help. Watch this Evolution Case Study video segment of students in Mr. Bingman's class presenting their work.
Then note your responses to these questions:
What other assessment techniques could Mr. Bingman have used during this activity?
What inaccuracies, incomplete knowledge, and misconceptions are evident?
How can Mr. Bingman use students' work to assess the effectiveness of the lesson and to plan future lessons?
What could Mr. Bingman do next?
Bingman StudentWork PresentationView in:QuickTime | Real Player
Now watch this Evolution Case Study video segment of student discussion in Ms. Havlik's class.
Then note your answers to these questions:
What evidence of student learning/understanding or misconceptions is there in this interaction? Why do you think that?
What are other ways to assess student understanding during this activity?
What other assessment techniques could Ms. Havlik have used for this lesson?
How can Ms. Havlik use students' work to assess the effectiveness of the lesson and to plan future lessons?
What could Ms. Havlik do next?
Havlik: Sickle CellView in:QuickTime | Real Player
Facilitator Notes 5 and 6
Next: Evaluate Part C: Analysis
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