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56 Examples of Formative Assessment

56 Examples of Formative Assessment

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Hi all,

I've created a presentation (with some help from my colleagues) on different examples of formative assessment. You can view it here:

Note the definition I'm using at the beginning of the presentation: 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.

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Dan Callahan's picture
Dan Callahan
Professional Learning Specialist, Edcamper, Graduate Professor

Completely agree with Laura on using your phone to document everything. You can use it as a great source of material for a classroom blog or newsletter.

Chris Conway's picture
Chris Conway
Fifth grade classroom teacher

I use my phone all the time to take photos of work, and I have a classroom FB page where I post pics. I do have permission from parents and my district. :) I guess I was thinking that documentation had to be in a format that was more formal.
Thank you so much for the feedback!

HeavenlyMont's picture

Thank you for sharing! I have to keep sharing this excellent resource. You are appreciated!

Laura Thomas's picture
Laura Thomas
Director, Antioch University New England Center for School Renewal, Author of Facilitating Authentic Learning, Director of the Antioch Critical Skills Program; Elementary Library Media Specialist

Welcome, Alneil!

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