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Different types of classroom assessment can give teachers different kinds of evaluation information. This chapter surveys the assessment methods available to teachers, and talks about the challenges inherent in evaluating learning in the inquiry classroom.

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  • Hein, George E., and Sabra Lee. Assessment of science inquiry In Borasi, R., and J. Fonz (Eds.), Foundations: A monograph for professionals in science, mathematics, and technology education, Vol 2 .  Inquiry: Thoughts, Views, and Strategies for the K-5 Classroom, National Science Foundation  (2002)