Compiled by K Lambert, OCPS Curriculum Services, 4/2012 -Tools for Formative Assessment - -Techniques to Check for Understanding - -Processing Activities - 1. Index Card Summaries/ Questions Periodically, distribute index cards and ask students to write on both sides, with these
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A formative assessment or assignment is a tool teachers use to give feedback to students and/or guide their instruction. It is not included in a student grade, nor should it be used to judge a teacher's performance. Both of these would be considered summative assessments.
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT IN CONTEXT Formative assessment can be used alongside data walls10 in that it provides teachers with evidence of student learning. Both formative assessment and data walls feed into the design of learning and actionable classroom strategies and build collective efficacy – that is, teachers’
Formative Assessment Strategies Tools for Formative Assessment Techniques to Check for Understanding Index Card Summaries/Questions Periodically, distribute index cards and ask students to write on both sides, with these instructions: (Side 1) Based on our study of (unit topic), list a big idea that you understand and word it as a summary
When formative assessments are used consistently, and effectively, neither teachers nor students are surprised by their final grades. Some formative assessments can take just a few minutes, while others require longer periods of time. The following are 5 great formative assessment strategies for teachers.
formative assessments to improve reading practices of young students. As these literacy professionals show how and why they use multiple assessments, we watch them take control of their own classrooms as they use the results of those assessments to determine meaningful ... strategies . formative assessment. ) ...
Formative Assessment for Students with Disabilities IDEA requires that the individualized education program (IEP) of students with disabilities “must be aligned with the State’s academic content standards for which the child is enrolled” (U.S. Department of Education, 2015a).
formative assessment at the classroom, school, and district level. Formative assessment tends to fall into two categories: Whether they’re formal or informal, formative assessments are embedded regularly into every step of the learning process, not just administered at the end of an instructional period.
All 27 of these formative assessment strategies are simple to administer and free or inexpensive to use. They provide the teacher with the evidence of student learning needed to make lesson plan adjustments and keep learning on target and moving forward.