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Performance Assessment Links In Science (PALS)
This searchable resource contains a list of performance assessment tasks, aligned with and linked to National Science Education Standards. The resources are collected from a variety of reputable sources, such as the Third Annual Math and Science Study (TIMMS) and the NY State Education Department. The tasks include student directions and response forms, administration procedures, scoring rubrics, examples of student work, and technical quality data calculated from field testing. On-line rater training packets have also been created for some tasks.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Assessment / Evaluation
  • Educational theory and practice
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1997-2002 SRI International, Center for Technology in Learning. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: EVAL-TLKT-000-000-024
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr Edys Quellmalz
SRI International

Publisher: PALS -- SRI International