Physical Science Grades 5-7 Bentley Richert Curriculum/Technology Specialist October 26, 2007
Challenge Design and build the tallest possible straw structure that can support the weight of a large egg. <ul><li>Materi...
KSES Overview Designed to  assist  Kansas educators in . . .
Selecting  and  Developing  local curricula
Carrying out  instruction
Assessing  progress  of students
KSES Overview Serve as a  foundation  for the development of the state assessments in science
KSES Overview Represent high yet reasonable expectations for  all  students
 
Science Standards <ul><li>Adopted February 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Revised August 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Delta ▲ = tested <...
Organization <ul><li>Seven Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Benchmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Indicators </li></ul><ul><li>Instructi...
Assessed Indicators <ul><li>Grade 4 -- 22 (Changed 4.2.4.2) </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 7 -- 30 </li></ul><ul><li>High School ...
Grade by Grade <ul><li>Recommended </li></ul><ul><li>Different forms </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Scaffo...
Linking  Standards  to  Assessment
Flip Charts <ul><li>Indicator </li></ul><ul><li>Test Specifications </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Examples </li></ul><ul...
Overview of the Assessment
Administered  annually  beginning this year
Not  used to calculate A.Y.P ( yet )
Results used as part of  Q.P.A.
Given at grades 4, 7, & H.S. ( OTL )
Things  that make you go  hmmm OTL
Item Distribution
Grade 4 <ul><li>60% process </li></ul><ul><li>40% knowledge </li></ul>
Grade 7 <ul><li>23% Process </li></ul><ul><li>60% Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>17% Process and Knowledge </li></ul>
High School <ul><li>7% Process </li></ul><ul><li>93% Knowledge </li></ul>
Test Format
At least 2 forms
Multiple Choice
2 Items per Indicator
Time/Sessions
KCA & P/P
Accommodations
 
Practice Assessment <ul><li>Periodic Table </li></ul><ul><li>Save and Exit button </li></ul>
Formative Assessment <ul><li>Coming Soon -- December 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Best Practices </li></ul>
Inquiry in Grades 5 - 8
Identify questions that can be answered through scientific investigations.
Design and conduct a scientific investigation.
Use appropriate tools and techniques to gather, analyze, and interpret data.
Use evidence to develop descriptions, explanations, predictions, and models.
Think critically and logically to relate evidence and explanations.
Recognize and analyze alternative explanations and predictions.
Use mathematics in all aspects of scientific inquiry.
Why is Science important?
 
Science & Technology
Best Practices <ul><li>Address preconceptions </li></ul><ul><li>Know what it means to “do science.” </li></ul><ul><li>Use ...
Facts  +   Inquiry   =   Good Science
Enthusiasm  Knowledge
5 E’s <ul><li>Engage </li></ul><ul><li>Explore </li></ul><ul><li>Explain </li></ul><ul><li>Elaborate </li></ul><ul><li>Eva...
The only source of knowledge is experience. Albert Einstein
<ul><li>State/National Standards </li></ul>Tanya Siwik, Fairfax County Public Schools, The Essentials of Science Grades K-...
<ul><li>State/National Standards </li></ul><ul><li>District Standards </li></ul>Tanya Siwik, Fairfax County Public Schools...
<ul><li>State/National Standards </li></ul><ul><li>District Standards </li></ul><ul><li>School Standards </li></ul>Tanya S...
<ul><li>State/National Standards </li></ul><ul><li>District Standards </li></ul><ul><li>School Standards </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>State/National Standards </li></ul><ul><li>District Standards </li></ul><ul><li>School Standards </li></ul><ul><li...
Time,  Equipment ,  Resources , and  Space
Beware of “ sacred cows ”
 
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    1. 1. Physical Science Grades 5-7 Bentley Richert Curriculum/Technology Specialist October 26, 2007
    2. 2. Challenge Design and build the tallest possible straw structure that can support the weight of a large egg. <ul><li>Materials per group: </li></ul><ul><li>25 straws </li></ul><ul><li>100 cm of masking tape </li></ul><ul><li>1 egg </li></ul>
    3. 3. KSES Overview Designed to assist Kansas educators in . . .
    4. 4. Selecting and Developing local curricula
    5. 5. Carrying out instruction
    6. 6. Assessing progress of students
    7. 7. KSES Overview Serve as a foundation for the development of the state assessments in science
    8. 8. KSES Overview Represent high yet reasonable expectations for all students
    9. 10. Science Standards <ul><li>Adopted February 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Revised August 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Delta ▲ = tested </li></ul><ul><li>* newly marked for assessment (removed) </li></ul>
    10. 11. Organization <ul><li>Seven Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Benchmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Indicators </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Examples </li></ul>
    11. 12. Assessed Indicators <ul><li>Grade 4 -- 22 (Changed 4.2.4.2) </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 7 -- 30 </li></ul><ul><li>High School -- 30 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15 Physical Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>15 Life Science </li></ul></ul>
    12. 13. Grade by Grade <ul><li>Recommended </li></ul><ul><li>Different forms </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Scaffolding </li></ul><ul><li>8 through 12 Earth and Space </li></ul>
    13. 14. Linking Standards to Assessment
    14. 15. Flip Charts <ul><li>Indicator </li></ul><ul><li>Test Specifications </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Item Specification </li></ul><ul><li>Practice Item </li></ul>
    15. 16. Overview of the Assessment
    16. 17. Administered annually beginning this year
    17. 18. Not used to calculate A.Y.P ( yet )
    18. 19. Results used as part of Q.P.A.
    19. 20. Given at grades 4, 7, & H.S. ( OTL )
    20. 21. Things that make you go hmmm OTL
    21. 22. Item Distribution
    22. 23. Grade 4 <ul><li>60% process </li></ul><ul><li>40% knowledge </li></ul>
    23. 24. Grade 7 <ul><li>23% Process </li></ul><ul><li>60% Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>17% Process and Knowledge </li></ul>
    24. 25. High School <ul><li>7% Process </li></ul><ul><li>93% Knowledge </li></ul>
    25. 26. Test Format
    26. 27. At least 2 forms
    27. 28. Multiple Choice
    28. 29. 2 Items per Indicator
    29. 30. Time/Sessions
    30. 31. KCA & P/P
    31. 32. Accommodations
    32. 34. Practice Assessment <ul><li>Periodic Table </li></ul><ul><li>Save and Exit button </li></ul>
    33. 35. Formative Assessment <ul><li>Coming Soon -- December 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Best Practices </li></ul>
    34. 36. Inquiry in Grades 5 - 8
    35. 37. Identify questions that can be answered through scientific investigations.
    36. 38. Design and conduct a scientific investigation.
    37. 39. Use appropriate tools and techniques to gather, analyze, and interpret data.
    38. 40. Use evidence to develop descriptions, explanations, predictions, and models.
    39. 41. Think critically and logically to relate evidence and explanations.
    40. 42. Recognize and analyze alternative explanations and predictions.
    41. 43. Use mathematics in all aspects of scientific inquiry.
    42. 44. Why is Science important?
    43. 46. Science & Technology
    44. 47. Best Practices <ul><li>Address preconceptions </li></ul><ul><li>Know what it means to “do science.” </li></ul><ul><li>Use metacognitive strategies </li></ul>
    45. 48. Facts + Inquiry = Good Science
    46. 49. Enthusiasm Knowledge
    47. 50. 5 E’s <ul><li>Engage </li></ul><ul><li>Explore </li></ul><ul><li>Explain </li></ul><ul><li>Elaborate </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate </li></ul>
    48. 51. The only source of knowledge is experience. Albert Einstein
    49. 52. <ul><li>State/National Standards </li></ul>Tanya Siwik, Fairfax County Public Schools, The Essentials of Science Grades K-6, Rick Allen
    50. 53. <ul><li>State/National Standards </li></ul><ul><li>District Standards </li></ul>Tanya Siwik, Fairfax County Public Schools, The Essentials of Science Grades K-6, Rick Allen
    51. 54. <ul><li>State/National Standards </li></ul><ul><li>District Standards </li></ul><ul><li>School Standards </li></ul>Tanya Siwik, Fairfax County Public Schools, The Essentials of Science Grades K-6, Rick Allen
    52. 55. <ul><li>State/National Standards </li></ul><ul><li>District Standards </li></ul><ul><li>School Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Standards </li></ul>Tanya Siwik, Fairfax County Public Schools, The Essentials of Science Grades K-6, Rick Allen
    53. 56. <ul><li>State/National Standards </li></ul><ul><li>District Standards </li></ul><ul><li>School Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Student Standards </li></ul>Tanya Siwik, Fairfax County Public Schools, The Essentials of Science Grades K-6, Rick Allen
    54. 57. Time, Equipment , Resources , and Space
    55. 58. Beware of “ sacred cows ”

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