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Common Formative Assessment is one of the most powerful tools for raising student achievement
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Letthedatabeyourguide - Formative Assessment Strategies

Formative Assessment Strategies 

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Free Technology for Teachers: Mobile Formative Assessment; A One Device Solution

Free Technology for Teachers: Mobile Formative Assessment; A One Device Solution | Common Formative Assessment: An essential practice for student growth | Scoop.it

Formative assessment has been stuck in a rut for years but tablets and Smartphones have the potential for increasing the amount of formative data that teachers collect and use on a daily basis.

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Beth Panitz, Ed.D.'s comment, July 26, 2012 10:13 PM
This site is FANTASTIC for finding assessments and tracking progress towards Common Core Standards. HIGHLY recommended!
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Using Formative Assessment to Monitor Progress

Using Formative Assessment to Monitor Progress | Common Formative Assessment: An essential practice for student growth | Scoop.it
Progress monitoring formative assessment checking for understanding...

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Formative Assessment | Inside the Black Box

Formative Assessment | Inside the Black Box | Common Formative Assessment: An essential practice for student growth | Scoop.it

The landmark Black & Wiliam study (1998) goes as far as to say that assessment explicitly designed to promote learning is the single most powerful tool we have for raising achievement.

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Rick Wormeli: Formative and Summative Assessment

Rick Wormeli: Formative and Summative Assessment | Common Formative Assessment: An essential practice for student growth | Scoop.it

Formative and Summative Assessment video

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Archived Tips: Formative Assessment & Standards-Based Grading

Archived Tips: Formative Assessment & Standards-Based Grading | Common Formative Assessment: An essential practice for student growth | Scoop.it

The following tips from this book are designed to assist you in applying the latest research in tangible ways in your classroom, your school or your district. Below each tip, you will find the book excerpt on which the tip is based. Click on the book title above to learn more about this resource.

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What is "Authentic" Assessment? | Edutopia

Educators at New York's School of the Future have enjoyed great success at teaching and assessing their students. Both efforts are squarely focused on student understanding of fundamental concepts and real-life learning.
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Solution Tree: Geri Parscale

Geri Parscale details the differences between summative and formative assessments. She addresses why both are important and why a balance is necessary

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ARC :: Assessment Resource Centre

The Board of Studies resource for teachers to assist in enhancing professional practice in the assessment and reporting of student achievement

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Assessment tasks | Assessment for Learning

Assessment tasks | Assessment for Learning | Common Formative Assessment: An essential practice for student growth | Scoop.it
33 asessment tasks and worksamples in English, Science, Studies of Society and Environment, Health and Physical Education, The Arts (drama, music, visual arts, creative arts), Mathematics, Languages other than English (French, German, Italian,...
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Consitent Teacher Judgement>> Assessment

Consitent Teacher Judgement>> Assessment | Common Formative Assessment: An essential practice for student growth | Scoop.it

The importance of consistent teacher judgement.  Teachers need to be clear about what they are assessing and why.

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Common Formative Assessments

Common Formative Assessments | Common Formative Assessment: An essential practice for student growth | Scoop.it

What is a common formative assessment?

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Grading Formative and Summative Assessments | AllThingsPLC

Grading Formative and Summative Assessments | AllThingsPLC | Common Formative Assessment: An essential practice for student growth | Scoop.it

Article by Richard DuFour on Grading Assessments

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Tech Tips for Teachers: Technology for Formative Assessments

Tech Tips for Teachers: Technology for Formative Assessments | Common Formative Assessment: An essential practice for student growth | Scoop.it

In my experience, teachers tend to rely more heavily on summative assessments (assessment OF learning) than formative assessments (assessment FOR learning). There is power in formative assessments and their ability to inform instruction and improve student learning.

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Improve

Improve | Common Formative Assessment: An essential practice for student growth | Scoop.it

Improve is a formative assessment tool
that supports teaching and learning.

 

Create or select tests and quizzes.

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Classroom Assessment Techniques Presentation | VidyaBLOG

Classroom Assessment Techniques Presentation | VidyaBLOG | Common Formative Assessment: An essential practice for student growth | Scoop.it

Presentation notes on Classroom Assessment Techniques: An introduction to CFA

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Gazette » 40 Alternative Assessments for Learning

Many teachers shy away from alternative assessments because they take extra time and effort to create and to grade. On the other hand, once the assessment guidelines and grading rubric are created, it can be filed away and used year after year. Here are 40 alternative assessment ideas to get you started!

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Beth Panitz, Ed.D.'s comment, May 19, 2012 8:49 PM
Great, creative ideas for assessing what students know and are able to do aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Thanks!
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Embedded Formative Assessment - Dylan Wiliam

Dylan Wiliam stresses the importance of formative assessment as a key process for increasing teacher quality whilst having the biggest impact on student outcomes

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Why Formative Assessments Matter | Edutopia

Formative assessments matter because teachers make important instructional decisions based on the data they provide.
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ARC :: Principles of Assessment for Learning

Criteria from the NSWBOS for judging the quality of assessment materials and practices

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Learning intentions | Assessment for Learning

Learning intentions | Assessment for Learning | Common Formative Assessment: An essential practice for student growth | Scoop.it

Learning Intentions, making explicit what students are going to learn

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Assessment for Learning: Home | Assessment for Learning

Assessment for Learning: Home | Assessment for Learning | Common Formative Assessment: An essential practice for student growth | Scoop.it
Assessment for Learning provides teachers with examples of accessible, readily useable and relevant assessment tasks from all learning areas; worksamples, (annotated and unannotated); professional advice and activity related to assessment.
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Common Formative Assessments

Presentation to download from Lindsay M Anderson Grant Line Elementary Kindergarten Teacher o n Common Formative Assessmnet

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Common Formative Assessments | Effective Teaching Practices

Articles to download on Common Formative Assessments

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