Depth of Knowledge in Science
Using DOK in the classroom and building balanced assessments
Outcomes and Objectives
My intended outcome for this session is that all participants will...
- become familiar with the different levels of depth of knowledge and their application to their content.
- explore the different levels of DOK and their application to the TEKS, assessment questions and formative assessments.
- understand how to utilize the test analysis template to build more balanced assessments.
When you say.....They say.....
You say mole...they think....
What we intend if for students to think of 6.023x 1023, but how many think of this picture?
You say force...they think....
We want them to think F = ma, but some might have Yoda and Rey on the brain.
You say mitochondria...they think...
Powerhouse doesn't begin to describe the depth of what we need students to know.