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NSTA Presentation: How Can We Make Something New That Was Not There Before? Explore How to Support Student Sensemaking Through Three-Dimensional Assessment

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm PDT

In this presentation, participants will be introduced to the Chemical Reactions unit and how three-dimensional assessment is embedded throughout the unit to support student sensemaking.

Takeaways: Participants will understand: 1. the anchoring phenomena for the unit; 2. the storyline for the unit and how it supports coherence from the student perspective; and 3. the embedded assessments and features of the instructional model that supports all students in successful sensemaking.


Jamie Noll (Northwestern University: Evanston, IL), Dawn Novak (BSCS Science Learning: Colorado Springs, CO)