New $1.3 million Grant from the National Science Foundation for Science Formative Assessment in Grades 3-5

Drs. Liz Lehman and Meg Bates, along with collaborators at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Learning Sciences Research Institute, have received an award from the National Science Foundation’s Discovery Research PreK-12 program. The grant to UChicago STEM Education will support a 4-year project to develop assessments for formative use in elementary science classrooms and improve teacher capacity in science instruction and assessment.

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