Formative Assessment

1/24/12 Induction Workshop



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Video on Formative Assessment from PDE
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Formative Assessment Activity Brainstorming Resources



What is Formative Assessment?


"Formative Assessment is a process used by teachers and students during instruction that provides feedback to adjust ongoing teaching and learning to improve students' achievement of intended instructional outcomes."

Key features
  • Formative assessment is a process, not any particular test.
  • It is used not just by teachers but by both teachers and students.
  • Formative assessment takes place during instruction.
  • It provides assessment-based feedback to teachers and students
  • The function of this feedback is to help teachers and students make adjustments that will improve students' achievement of intended curricular aims.

Formative Assessment Strategies



From the student viewpoint:
  • Slates
  • Student response system (SMART Senteo/Response)
  • Post its
  • Stickers
  • 3x5
  • Stop/Go
  • Rubrics for Performance based learning
  • Student/Peer Self assessment
  • Questioning Strategies

From the teacher viewpoint:
  • Anecdotal Records
  • Aware of sub-skills needed in learning progression
  • Management
    • Labels/Index Card
  • Questioning Strategies
  • Student Feedback

Check out this PDF full of more great tools and techniques for Formative Assessment:
Formative Assessment Strategies


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Diannekrause's Favorite Links on assessment from Diigo

12/1/10 Induction Workshop



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Video on Formative Assessment from SAS

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1/15/10 In-Service Workshop


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