Formative and summative assessment

Understand the difference between formative and summative assessment and how they can be used to measure student learning. Explore effective assessment strategies to enhance student performance and improve teaching methods.
"Four point rating scale for student self-assessment--great idea for formative assessment, too." This would be a quick and easy check for students to do. Easily adapted for lower or higher grades. Teaching, Thoughts, Posters, Teaching Tips, 3rd Grade Thoughts, Formative Assessment, Grade, Tips

**UPDATE: Want to make these into a bookmark for a student desk reference? Click the photo below to be taken to a tutorial** Do any of you use Everyday Math as your math curriculum? I piloted it this year in my building and I really liked it- our old math curriculum was pretty archaic and I love how EM makes kids much more nimble with numbers! I especially loved how they set up their assessments. At the beginning of each, there is a self-assessment and I actually make several copies of this…

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Adrienne Short
50+ Ways to Do Formative Assessment in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning Teacher Resources, Leadership, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Coaching, Assessment For Learning, Formative Assessment, Teaching Tips, Teaching Strategies, Instructional Design

February 22, 2015 Here is another wonderful resource shared today by Edutopia titled “53 Ways to Check for Understanding”. This 2 pages PDF features a host of useful strategies to use for formative assessment in class. Formative assessment, as we have agreed elsewhere, is assessment for learning which is completely different from summative assessment, which is assessment of learning. The insights gained from formative assessments are usually used to decide on the next instructional steps and…

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Mary Hamrick
Teachers, use these 5 assessment strategies to quickly understand your students’ needs! These simple to implement assessments will provide guidance to drive your instruction. Read all about how to use them in your Kindergarten, 1st, or 2nd grade classroom! Tips include post-it notes, rating scale, exit tickets, and MORE! Use with any lesson including literacy, math, whole group, small group, or virtual instruction! Get FREE math exit tickets to try out today with your students! Teacher Resources, Assessment For Learning, Elementary Grades, Student Self Assessment, Formative Assessment Strategies, Student Assessment, Active Learning Strategies, Instructional Strategies, Teaching First Grade

Teachers, use these 5 assessment strategies to quickly understand your students’ needs! These simple to implement assessments will provide guidance to drive your instruction. Read all about how to use them in your Kindergarten, 1st, or 2nd grade classroom! Tips include post-it notes, rating scale, exit tickets, and MORE! Use with any lesson including literacy, math, whole group, small group, or virtual instruction! Get FREE math exit tickets to try out today with your students!

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Simply Creative Teaching