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Encore Episode 10: 3D Task Assessment Resources with Aneesha Badrinarayan

 


We are taking a look back at a great conversation on the NGSNavigators Podcast! Today we're featuring our discussion with guest Aneesha Badrinarayan.

Aneesha Badrinarayan, former director of Special Projects and Initiatives, of Achieve’s Task Annotation Project in Science (TAPS), joined us on Episode 33 of the podcast to talk 3D Task Assessment Resources. Listen as Aneesha walks us through 3D assessments and what the most important features of high-quality science tasks are.

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View a list of NGSS resources related to this episode in the original post.

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NGSNavigators Podcast Encore #8 - Brendan Finch

 

Back on Episode 15 of the NGSNavigators Podcast, Brendan Finch told us about his strategy for creating summative and formative 3D assessments. He also shared his most useful resources for building great NGSS assessments.

Be sure to check out the original Episode 15 blog post for these resources, show notes, and more!

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View a list of NGSS resources related to this episode in the original post.

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Episode 033: 3D Task Assessment Resources with Aneesha Badrinarayan

 

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 Summary:

If you’ve asked yourself, what does it actually look like for students to demonstrate progress towards the 3D standards? Or what are the most important features of high-quality science tasks? Well, Achieve has answers! These were the questions that drove the Achieve’s Task Annotation Project in Science (TAPS) and associate director Aneesha Badrinarayan is on today’s episode to tell us all about it.

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 Show Highlights

  • 02:00 - 09:00    Introduction to Achieve and TAPS
  • 09:00 - 15:30    How TAPS assessments align with high-stakes testing
  • 15:45 -...
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Episode 015_Creating 3D Assessments with Brendan Finch

 

   Summary:

Struggling with creating NGSS 3D assessments? Meet Brendan Finch of Inner Orbit. In this episode he tells us his strategy for creating summative and formative 3D assessments and shares his most useful resources. He also tells us about Inner Orbit, an online program that helps teachers easily build and assign NGSS assessments.

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Show Notes:

  • Innerorbit is a website for teachers to build NGSS three-dimensional assessments, select questions, and assign them to their classes.
  • RocketLit is a product that customizes lessons to each student’s reading level.
  • Brendan starts his process with phenomena that aren’t easily explained, using sources like: NGSS phenomena and San Diego Country Office of Education - Project Phenomena.
  • It is great to reuse phenomena and ask new questions about it.
  • Pick one phenomena for your...
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