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RT @RWTnow: Learn how to Use Formative Reading Assessment to Enhance Content Area Learning with our on-demand webinar: http://t.co/FNWyFhIa
This is a webinar playback from a NCTE sponsored professional development on formative assessment. It is just under an hour in length, but would be worth your time to watch.
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Examples of Formative Assessment: . http://t.co/Q0Ll2jWlh3
This link takes you to formative assessment topics on the W. VA DOE website. Each topic is linked to a page with additional information on the topic.
The Guardian Recognising the power of voice recording The Guardian These recordings are ideal to include in an e-portfolio and are excellent for assessment purposes, especially formative assessments.
Some of this is not as useful, but I do like the e-portfolio idea (with or without the "e"). I like the concept of the passport - a description of the student's ability level, the biography - a list of "can do" statements describing the students abilities, and the dossier - evidence work of the biography.
Ben Rimes | Assessment, Physics, Science (RT @Edtweeps: Videos as Formative Assessment: I have this little project going over on Vimeo called the Video Story Problem ...
Some insight to using video as a form of formative assessment. For our BC schools with DE Streaming, the ability of students to "dub over" downloaded video can make for an excellent way to guage student understanding of subject matter.
When we think about all the different ways we check for understanding in the classroom, a go-to strategy for many teachers has always been the exit slip or exit ticket.
Good ideas for using exit slips in formative assessments.
Formative assessment began long before blended learning. But formative assessment is particularly in the spotlight now because it features so prominently in emerging blended learning programs.
I don't agree with the "third party" reference to NWEA, DEA, Acuity, etc. To me these are more interim instead of formative.
Still, there is some good information about formative instruction and blended learning in this article.
Two teachers from Clear Creek ISD believe a natural next step to teaching with mobile technology is to use it in shaping instruction through formative assessments.
Moving technology away from classroom response systems.
This is a short document with a good descriptor of formative assessment and an example of usage for K-5 Common Core math skills. The rubric used to score this process is an interesting approach.
Good description of formative assessment.
A Quick Check Formative Assessment Idea. Hello bloggy friends!! I want to share a quick idea that I used in my classroom this week. By quick, I mean you can whip this out in 5 minutes on your lunch break with half of a ...
Laminated poster board and dry erase markers...
In this video clip, Heather Wolpert-Gawron discusses creating new kinds of formative assessments that assess skills and thought process, not just content.
Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational games and exercises via smartphones and tablets. Our apps are super simple and take seconds to load and run.
It should be illegal to buy a student iPad with the Socrative app not already installed. $1000+ classroom response systems are now a thing of the past with this free app. You can poll your classes on yes/no, true/false, and multiple choice questions. The Socrative teacher app gives you instant bar graph feedback from each student. There is also a quiz builder that teachers can "pre-build" and students can complete at their own pace. Socrative will even grade the non-subjective answers (short answer, fill in the blank,...) for you!
An exit ticket builder and competitive game builder is also included in this free app.
GET SOCRATIVE ON YOUR STUDENT IPADS TODAY!!!!
MT @jsjbwood: Reinforce the Common Core Mathematical Practices with your students every day http://t.co/JclxeRq7em #MathChat #CCSS
Poster for "the CC mathematician".
"If you are looking for a new formative assessment tool check out Understoodit https://understoodit.com/ . Whether your students are on iPads or have access to the web from desktops, Understoodit is a fantastic free assessment tool that is perfect for collecting data when presenting new information to students."
Understoodit is a perfect piece of technology that moves far beyond what clickers can provide. You get real time feedback. I wonder if the graphic can be enbedded into presentation software?
This sounds like it might be what I have been looking for.
Another interesting possibility. However, it costs am worried about how these continue to create a market place out becomes too expensive.
Formative assessments are simply little gauges or indicators of how students are progressing towards a learning goal. It could be anything from a simple conversation to something like a clickers or response via a website.
My goal is to never be so far removed from the classroom that I forget what it's like to be a teacher. Over the last few weeks while I've been adjusting to my job and new responsibilities, I've be...
Good visuals showing the process, including the step of formative assessment, for classrooms to see their stage of learning.
We work a lot in our class on formative assessment and thinking about where we are in our learning journey. I went to a professional development years ago that really challenged me to make the process of learning more ...
This is a great visual tool for ongoing use of formative assessment in a third grade classroom.
The following is an edited extract from the introduction to A Teacher's Guide To Assessment, a new book from BE Publishing. It is available now on Amazon. Teachers assess students in two ways: for...
Extract from "A Teacher's Guide To Assessment".
"Using Edmodo for anytime/where formative assessment" seeing the impact of this already and it's only Mon of HalfTerm http://t.co/78taISR9
I, along with Mr. West, am a fan of Edmodo.
A teacher's thoughts on formative assessment after a first year of teaching. Good Web 2.0 tools to aid in assessment including one of my favorites, Socrative.