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Pass That Exam! Test Taking Strategies And Tips For All Learners. ExamPrep. Assessment in the Digital Age! Tools and Apps. Assessment. 20 Tools, Apps, & Tips for Engaging Assessment. 7+ Ways to Assess Students. Graphic/ Writing Organizers. Digital portfolios. Game-based learning. Assessment Tools. The Digital Portfolios Shelf. The Portfolio Tools Shelf. Examples of Formative Assessment. When incorporated into classroom practice, the formative assessment process provides information needed to adjust teaching and learning while they are still happening.

Examples of Formative Assessment

The process serves as practice for the student and a check for understanding during the learning process. The formative assessment process guides teachers in making decisions about future instruction. Here are a few examples that may be used in the classroom during the formative assessment process to collect evidence of student learning. Formative vs Summative Assessment - Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation. Formative assessment The goal of formative assessment is to monitor student learning to provide ongoing feedback that can be used by instructors to improve their teaching and by students to improve their learning.

Formative vs Summative Assessment - Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation

Assessment Ebook. Ebook: Assessment. iPad App-tivities for the Content Areas Part 2 Week 5. Edwf 5100 Teaching Strategies Presentation Fall 2015 Baumle. Exit cards and beyond. Edutopia. What is qualitative formative assessment?


Some call it anecdotal or informal assessment. However, such designations imply passivity -- as if certain things were captured accidentally. I believe the word "formative" should always be included with the word assessment because all feedback mechanisms should help shape and improve the person (or situation) being assessed. Wedging the word "qualitative" into my terminology differentiates it from the analytic or survey-based measures that some associate with the term formative assessment. For my purposes, qualitative formative assessment is the ongoing awareness, understanding, and support of learning that is difficult or impossible to quantify. Carly Schuler stated that the learner needs to be mobile, not the technology. The Problem with “Formative Assessment Tools” (part 1 of 2) The Problem It started with generally clunky and overpriced “student clickers” by such brands as SMART Technologies and Einstruction, and over the past few years it has transitioned into slick apps like Socrative, Kahoot!

The Problem with “Formative Assessment Tools” (part 1 of 2)

, and Plickers. The Problem with “Formative Assessment Tools” (part 2 of 2) In the previous post (part 1 of 2), we explored the fact that student response apps (Socrative, Kahoot!

The Problem with “Formative Assessment Tools” (part 2 of 2)

, Plickers, etc.) are often mislabeled as “formative assessment tools.” What makes them formative depends on the context in which they are used. Twitterexitsllips. 10 Exit Slip Prompts that Will Work for Any Class - Teach 4 the Heart. If you’re not using exit slips, you really should try them.

10 Exit Slip Prompts that Will Work for Any Class - Teach 4 the Heart

Basically, you give students a quick prompt at the end of class (or for elementary, at the end of the day or the end of a subject). Then the students have just a couple minutes to write an answer and turn it in. Why You Should Use Exit Slips: Writing increases students’ participation. When you ask a question in class, one or two students answer out loud and maybe a few more have their hands raised. So now that I’ve hopefully convinced you to try out exit slips, let me give you a few ideas of what you can ask. Exit Slips. Every Teacher’s Guide to Assessment. It’s not a stretch to say that assessment is a hot button issue in education; however, you’d be hard pressed to find an educator who doesn’t see the value in measuring student progress.

Assessments themselves have been vilified, when, in fact, it’s why assessments are given and how the data is used that is really the issue. The Glossary of Education Reform gives this great overview of what high-stakes testing is and how it impacts students, teachers, and schools. Basically, high-stakes testing has consequences for the test-takers and givers—sometimes in the form of a high school diploma, grade advancement, and even teachers’ salaries. But not all assessment is high-stakes, and when done thoughtfully, the right assessment can provide extremely useful information for all stakeholders—students, teachers, parents, schools, and policy-makers Let’s take a look at what assessment is, why it’s important, and how it can be delivered in the classroom in a useful manner. 7 Tools Super Paper Graders Need. Gain your precious time back from grading mountains of papers If your grading papers all weekend…Stop.

7 Tools Super Paper Graders Need

If your grading papers during dinner…Stop. Exit Slips, Middle School Maths and 7th Grade Math. Interactive Teaching Resources. Teaching interactively is at the heart of effective instruction, but sometimes interactive teaching methods can seem like a lot of work to plan and implement.

Interactive Teaching Resources

This page includes links to helpful resources with simple strategies you can implement in almost any subject area to boost both engagement AND achievement. I'm conducting a series of webinars on this topic, and those recordings will be added to this page as they become available. Professional Development If you're interested in obtaining PD credits for watching the Interactive Teaching Made Easy webinars, download this certificate and form and take them to your adminstration for approval. I can't guarantee that you'll be able to get credit for watching the webinars, but many teachers have told me that these documents have been approved for them. Recap. Showbie – The Heart of Your Paperless Classroom.

Nearpod: Create, Engage, Assess through Mobile Devices. Using Padlet as a Formative Assessment Tool. Padlet (formerly known as Wallwisher) has been around for a while now.

Using Padlet as a Formative Assessment Tool

It acts as an online bulletin board where users place “digital sticky notes”. These digital stickies can contain text, web links, uploaded files, photos, and even video! They can be anonymous or students can be required to sign in. The reason why I like Padlet so much is because it is very customizable and lets teachers/students collaborate in different ways. I used Padlet last week as a formative assessment tool to see my students’ current understanding of some important science concepts. Pros to using Padlet Students were able to access the wall very quickly. Cons to using Padlet. SocrativeUserGuide. Kahoot!

Quizizz: Fun Multiplayer Classroom Quizzes. TinyTap - Turn Moments Into Games. 8 Google Forms Formative Assessment Tips. Plickers - Clickers, Simplified. Kaizena · Give Great Feedback. A Free Student Response System for Teachers ExitTicket Systems Level Student Response Solution. How to Compose a Quality Comment!

The fabulous Miss Wyatt, from The Student Blogging Challenge, asked if I would guest post about commenting.

How to Compose a Quality Comment!

I ♥ commenting and am happy to contribute! Blogging has many parts: the post, the comments, and the sidebar. If you do a good job with all of the parts, your blog will be more interesting. Utilizing Google Forms for Formative Assessment - NYNJGS13. The Answer Pad V2. Quizalize. Exam Prep. Preparing Students to Pass Their Tests.