Assessing Schools for Generation R (Responsibility)

A Guide for Legislation and School Policy in Science Education

ISBN: 978-94-007-2747-2 (Print) 978-94-007-2748-9 (Online)

Table of contents (29 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

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    Reclaiming Community As We Rethink Assessment

  3. Generation R (Responsibility)

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      Pages 9-9

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      Pages 11-24

      Introducing Generation R

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      Pages 25-34

      Civic Responsibility and Science Education

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      Pages 35-51

      Critical Civic Literacy and the Limits of Consumer-Based Citizenship

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      Pages 53-61

      Fostering Independence: Assessing Student Development

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      Pages 63-80

      Assessing Interdependent Responsibility

  4. Responsibility with Scientific Literacy, Environmental Literacy and Experiential Learning

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 81-81

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      Pages 83-99

      Thinking (Scientifically) Responsibly: The Cultivation of Character in a Global Science Education Community

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      Pages 101-113

      Assessment of Socio-scientific Reasoning: Linking Progressive Aims of Science Education to the Realities of Modern Education

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      Pages 115-131

      Assessment Across Boundaries: How High-Quality Student Work Demonstrates Achievement, Shapes Practice, and Improves Communities

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      Pages 133-148

      The View from the Top of the Plateau

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      Pages 149-165

      Benefits of Elementary Environmental Education

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      Pages 167-181

      Teaching Earth Smarts: Equipping the Next Generation with the Capacity to Adapt

  5. Responsibility with Digital Technologies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-183

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      Pages 185-200

      Digital Technologies and Assessment in the Twenty-First-Century Schooling

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      Pages 201-214

      New Interoperable Web Tools to Facilitate Decision-Making to Support Community Sustainability

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      Pages 215-225

      Is There an App for That? Connecting Local Knowledge with Scientific Literacy

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      Pages 227-242

      Developing Collective Decision-Making Through Future Learning Environments

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      Pages 243-256

      GameWerks Camp: Using Gaming to Foster Learning by Design

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      Pages 257-263

      The Power of the Globe and Geospatial Technologies to Empower Teachers and Students in the Digital Age

  6. Developing Lifelong Relationships and Responsibility

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 265-265

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      Pages 267-277

      The Importance of Cultural Studies for Education: For Teachers and Policymakers in America

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      Pages 279-292

      Culture, Environment, and Education in the Anthropocene

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