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Assessing Student Understanding Through Drawings

When students translate the concepts they’re learning into visual representations, it reveals much about how deeply they understand the material.

March 3, 2022

Students don't need highly developed artistic skills to express what they're learning by sketching it out, and their drawings can often tell you more than a simple multiple choice quiz or writing assignment can. For more on this topic, check out Shveta Miller's article "Using Drawings for Formative Assessment."

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