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OP 16. Using Student Writing to Assess and Promote Understandings in Science

By Mary Sue Ammon, Paul Ammon

Summary: Using examples of writing from elementary and high school students, this paper suggests that writing assignments can be a particularly rich source of information for science teachers who wish to take their students' present understandings into account as they plan and carry out instruction. January, 1990; 6 pages.

OP 16. Using Student Writing to Assess and Promote Understandings in Science
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