What is Formative Assessment and why is it important?
“Formative Assessment – planned classroom practice to elicit evidence of learning minute to minute, day by day in the classroom; along with non-summative assessments that occur while content is still being taught. Both of these can inform teachers of what students know or do not know, help students understand what it is they are ready to learn next, so teachers can adjust their instruction accordingly for each of their students.” Kelly Goodrich
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Formative Assessment Techniques to try in the classroom
- “10 Assessments You Can Perform In 90 Seconds”.
- The Popsicle Stick
- The Exit Ticket
- The Whiteboard
- Think-Pair Share
- Two Stars and a Wish
- Carrousel Brainstorming
- ABCD Cards
- Basketball Discussions
I would like to acknowledge that the above information has been provided by NWEA and the Teach. Learn. Grow. the education blog. “Founded nearly 40 years ago, NWEA is a global not-for-profit educational services organization known for our flagship interim assessment, Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®). Educators trust our assessments, professional development offerings, and research to help advance all students along their learning path.”