C I 5650 - Middle Level Instruction and Assessment (3)
When Offered:Spring This course provides an in-depth examination of assessment-driven instruction for young adolescents. Multiple forms and types of assessments that increase young adolescent learning will be investigated and applied. Evidences of young adolescent learning will be collected and analyzed to inform instructional decisions. Essential understandings grounded in young adolescents’ questions about the world will guide instructional design. Models of instructional design that teach for understanding, including instructional decision-making related to research-verified practices, are emphasized.