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Standards-based assessment and Instruction

Science K-8

Exemplars inquiry-based investigations provide teachers and administrators with a way of teaching and assessing science-process and communication skills.

Our performance tasks are classroom tested and can be used for assessment, instruction and/or professional development.

Investigations have been reviewed and approved by NSTA Recommends.NSTA Recommends

K-8 Science CDs feature:

  • Truly, open-ended performance tasks that encourage students to communicate their thinking
  • Standards-based rubrics that focus on science processes and communication
  • Annotated anchor papers that accompany each investigation
  • Rich, teaching notes to guide instruction and assessment
  • Alignments to NGSS, state, national (STEM, AAAS and NRC) and provincial standards, as well as leading science kits and literature links

Our teacher-friendly tasks are designed to support both the Common Core and Citywide instructional expectations. GO Math! alignments are also available.
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