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dc.contributor.advisorChairperson, Graduate Committee: Peggy Taylor.en
dc.contributor.authorMalee-Ligas, Sibley Annen
dc.description.abstractIn this investigation formative assessments were implemented with the purposes of improving student conceptual understanding in science and instructional practices to inform teaching decisions and planning. Students showed improvement following the execution of formative assessment techniques. Students also demonstrated and expressed more positive attitudes toward science. Instructional practices, which informed teaching decisions, increased in frequency.en
dc.publisherMontana State University - Bozeman, Graduate Schoolen
dc.subject.lcshScience--Study and teachingen
dc.subject.lcshEducational evaluationen
dc.subject.lcshAcademic achievementen
dc.subject.lcshEducation, Primaryen
dc.titleEffects of using formative assessments to increase achievement in second grade scienceen
dc.typeProfessional Paperen
dc.rights.holderCopyright 2012 by Sibley Ann Malee-Ligasen
thesis.catalog.ckey1978193en, Graduate Committee: C. John Graves; Regina Sievert; LeAnne Yennyen of Science in Science Education.en Paperen
mus.relation.departmentMaster of Science in Science Education.en_US

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