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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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Episode 057: EQuIP Rubric 101 with Jeanane Charara

 

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Summary:

Meet Jeanane Charara, a Science Resource teacher, a Science Peer Review Panelist, and has earned a Level 1 EQuIP Leader Credential. The Science PRP is an elite cohort of educators from across the country with expertise in the NGSS and the EQuIP Rubric for Science that reviews lessons and units to determine if these materials are NGSS aligned. Jeanane walks us through each of the EQuIP rubric categories and explains how teachers can use it to evaluate their NGSS curriculum and/or use as a guide in designing their own NGSS instructional material. Lots to learn here! 

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  • 01:30 - 02:30    Introduction to Jeanane
  • 02:30 - 07:30 ...
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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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  • 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 029: NGSS Storylines, Vocabulary, and More with Jason Crean, MS Bio, EdD

 

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Summary:

Our guest today, Jason Crean, EdD shares with us the powerful impacts NGSS storylines have on student learning. He share what works in a NGSS high school classroom shares many resources for teachers such as where to get high quality NGSS aligned units.

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  • 02:00 - 08:00   Common teacher misconceptions about NGSS
  • 08:30 - 09:45   Front-loading vocabulary vs a 'Less is More' strategy
  • 10:15 - 16:00   Training teachers in NGSS storylines + storyline examples
  • 16:15 - 21:45   Three-dimensional assessment with NGSS
  • 22:00 - 24:30   NGSS in the eyes of administrators
  • 25:00 - 30:45   Resources for implementing + adjusting NGSS storylines
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Episode 021: Productive Uncertainty in Elementary Science with Dr. Eve Manz

 

Summary:

In this episode, Dr. Eve Manz discusses supporting our students to engage with scientific uncertainty. She discusses ways we can structure our learning environment and questioning techniques to guide our younger students through dealing with scientific uncertainty.

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 Show Highlights

  • 02:45 - 09:30    What is scientific uncertainty and how can you engage it in your teaching?
  • 11:45 - 15:15    How to support student discourse through uncertainty and disagreement
  • 20:00 - 24:30    Being comfortable with uncertainty and seeing it from your students' perspectives
  • 26:10 - 33:10   Lessons learned from developing new science curriculum
  • 35:45 - 36:50   Assessment practices in science 

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