B.S. (Bachelor of Science)
Department of Literacy Education (LTCY)
The title of this capstone project was Systematically Developing Assessments Aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards for Middle School Students. Science is a subject in which many United States students struggle (Martin, Mullis, Foy, & Stanco, 2012). New assessments for teacher use and aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards are needed because these content standards are significantly different and more rigorous than current K-12 science standards (Pellegrino, Wilson, Koenig, & Beatty, 2014; Quinn, Schweingruber, & Keller, 2012). This capstone project involved constructing a science assessment that focused on a wide variety of science concepts from the life, physical, Earth, and space sciences.
Wells, Ansley J., "Systematically Developing Assessments Aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards for Middle School Students" (2016). Honors Capstones. 1085.
Northern Illinois University
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