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It's Time to Abandon Our Rube Goldberg Accountability Contraptions

It's Time to Abandon Our Rube Goldberg Accountability Contraptions | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
The preoccupation with students' test scores have sometimes masked -- rather than illuminated -- causes of the real problems confronting our schools.... (New post on continuous #school improvement by @MarkElgart & W.
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Beyond Principals: Leadership Assessment Tools for All Educators

Beyond Principals: Leadership Assessment Tools for All Educators | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
As the end of the school year approaches, plans are already being made for the fall in schools throughout the nation. Much-needed summer improvements will take place, along with retiring teachers cleaning out their classrooms and new ones coming in.
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Embedding Formative Assessment Data into Coaching Cycles

Embedding formative assessment data into coaching cycles is an easy way to put the students at the center of our coaching conversations.
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School-wide Assessment Planning Template

School-wide Assessment Planning Template | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
When planning school-wide assessment practices to support a school's Collaborative Response Model, it is important to keep asking the question "Is the assessment matching the purpose for which its ...
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Scott Sibberson: Formative Assessment and Google Forms

Scott Sibberson: Formative Assessment and Google Forms | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
I was fortunate enough to be able to share on the topic of formative assessment and how Google Forms can be used to collect, analyze, and share the information with staff and students. It's always fun to share how powerful ...
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Rick Stiggins Interview - YouTube

Rick Stiggins Interview: striving for "balance" in assessment http://t.co/xPSMFYGsSD via @YouTube #ugdsb
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How Can Educators Best Support Students Using Assessment for Learning? | Dialogue

How Can Educators Best Support Students Using Assessment for Learning? | Dialogue | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
How Can Educators Best Support Students Using Assessment for Learning? http://t.co/0wp3OWSwzn
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18 Ways To Use Rubrics In Education - Edudemic

18 Ways To Use Rubrics In Education - Edudemic | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
Rubrics are an extremely useful classroom evaluation tool, though many teachers these days aren’t using them anymore, and don’t think they are necessary.
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Assessment For Learning Simplified | Blog Article | Mike Gershon

Assessment For Learning Simplified | Blog Article | Mike Gershon | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
Assessment for learning refers to a collection of strategies, tools and techniques teachers can use in the classroom to help pupils learn and make progress (RT @Mike_Gershon: New post: Assessment For Learning Simplified
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Focusing Formative Assessment on the Needs of English Language Learners — WestEd

Focusing Formative Assessment on the Needs of English Language Learners — WestEd | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
RT @WestEd: This paper examines how formative assessment can enhance the teaching & learning of #ELL students. http://t.co/yFV3NjPWnw #Teac…
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A Wonderful Blogging Rubric for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Wonderful Blogging Rubric for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
Assessment as learning- A Wonderful #Blogging Rubric for Teachers and Students http://t.co/fJlf9joq4b
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'Let's stop measuring fish by how well they climb trees' - Washington Post (blog)

'Let's stop measuring fish by how well they climb trees' - Washington Post (blog) | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
Washington Post (blog) 'Let's stop measuring fish by how well they climb trees' Washington Post (blog) Train and allow the teachers to work with their students and assess their students on what they truly need to know: thinking, reasoning, and...
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The Rules of eLearning: Summative Assessment isn’t the end

The Rules of eLearning: Summative Assessment isn’t the end | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it - Educational Technology News ”Summative assessment so often just tries to assess whether the learner has stored the knowledge we are trying to convey.  But surely we must be careful that we are not just testing our learner’s memory...
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How to apply AFL to Your Own Practice - Blog - IRIS Connect

How to apply AFL to Your Own Practice - Blog - IRIS Connect | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
IRIS connect delivers effective school improvement through teacher led CPD, lesson observations and communities of practice by using the latest web based video technology.
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60 Awesome Formative Assessment Ideas

60 Awesome Formative Assessment Ideas | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
The following link has tools for formative assessment, techniques to check for understanding, and processing activities. It is a really great resource! Check it out by clicking: 60FormativeAssessme...
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Resources for Assessment in Project-Based Learn...

Resources for Assessment in Project-Based Learn... | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
Resources by Topic: Best Practices for PBL Assessment PBL and Standardized Tests Research on PBL Assessment Project-based learning (PBL) demands excellent assessment practices to ensure that (Resources for Assessment in Project-Based Learning | @scoopit...
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The Electric Educator: 5 Formative Assessment Tools for Teachers

The Electric Educator: 5 Formative Assessment Tools for Teachers | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
Formative assessment is non-graded activities that are used to inform and plan future instruction. Formative assessment can take the form of a quiz, an exit ticket, a simple project or task, or a thumbs up/down response.
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It's Time for a New Accountability in American Education - Huffington Post

It's Time for a New Accountability in American Education - Huffington Post | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
WPLN It's Time for a New Accountability in American Education Huffington Post A new approach should ensure that students get what they really need: 1) curriculum, teaching, and assessment focused on meaningful learning, 2) adequate resources that...
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Welcome to Flubaroo

Welcome to Flubaroo | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
Intrigued about using http://t.co/7iXgGeJPKA to create multiple choice - self marking - quizzes. Formative assessment for learning #peel21st
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It’s Time to Stop Averaging Grades

It’s Time to Stop Averaging Grades | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
You’ve always averaged grades. Your teachers averaged
grades when you were in school and it worked fine. It works
fine for your students.

Does it?
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Four Thoughts on Formative Assessment - Buzz from Twitter

Four Thoughts on Formative Assessment - Buzz from Twitter | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
We culled some recent Tweets from educators sharing their thoughts and experiences with formative assessment and added some thoughts. Read our blog.
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8 Frequent Sources Of Formative Assessment Data - Linkis.com

8 Frequent Sources Of Formative Assessment Data - Linkis.com | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
8 Frequent Sources Of Formative Assessment Data by Daniel R. Venables, Founder of Center for Authentic PLCs Time Warner CableTM has a commercial with the tag line… (Quick formative assessment read. Especially the checks for understanding paragraphs.
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UCD Teaching & Learning - How do you Assess Student Learning?

UCD Teaching & Learning - How do you Assess Student Learning? | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
Great resource for #edchatie Tips on How do you assess student learning? http://t.co/w83DkfDagq #edchat
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What we're learning from online education

What we're learning from online education | Formative Assessment | Scoop.it
Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn.
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