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The measure of success - Assessment: Why do we do it?

The measure of success - Assessment: Why do we do it? | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
This week's post serves as an introduction to a tricky but important topic: assessment. As with every other aspect of education I have written about on Clean Slate, once I started writing down my t...

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Educational Leadership:Giving Students Ownership of Learning:The Architecture of Ownership

Educational Leadership:Giving Students Ownership of Learning:The Architecture of Ownership | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
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Checking for Understanding Without Creating Mountains of Marking

Checking for Understanding Without Creating Mountains of Marking | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
Checking for understanding is an essential aspect of teaching. Discover how you can check your students understanding as a normal part of your lesson.
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The Most Important Things About Using Formative Assessment

The Most Important Things About Using Formative Assessment | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
This article discusses many of the more important things we must think about when we are using formative assessment in our classrooms.
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The tools of the teaching trade - 50 Digital Education Tools and Apps for Formative Assessment Success

The tools of the teaching trade - 50 Digital Education Tools and Apps for Formative Assessment Success | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
We've updated our list. There are now 50 digital education tools, and apps, for formative assessment success on the list for teachers to use.
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5 Great Formative Assessment Strategies For Teachers

5 Great Formative Assessment Strategies For Teachers | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
This article features 5 easy and effective formative assessment strategies to use with your students. Quick, fun, and best of all, highly effective!
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When Grading Harms Student Learning

When Grading Harms Student Learning | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
Instead of issuing zeros, penalizing late work, and grading formative assessments, teachers should make the classroom a place of hope instead of fear.
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Can Grit Be Grown Noncognitive Skills Social Emotional Learning

Can Grit Be Grown Noncognitive Skills Social Emotional Learning | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
By Jonathan E. Martin - Knowing the importance of grit is barely half the battle. What we really need to know is how to grow it in ourselves and others.
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MacArthur 'Genius' Angela Duckworth Responds To A New Critique Of Grit

MacArthur 'Genius' Angela Duckworth Responds To A New Critique Of Grit | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
The author of a new meta-analysis says the importance of grit — a concept that has gained wide traction in education circles — has been exaggerated.
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Why Understanding These Four Types of Mistakes Can Help Us Learn

Why Understanding These Four Types of Mistakes Can Help Us Learn | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
By understanding the level of learning and intentionality in our mistakes, we can identify what helps us grow as learners.
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5 Steps to do When Using Google Forms for Formative Assessment - via Alice Keeler

5 Steps to do When Using Google Forms for Formative Assessment - via Alice Keeler | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
Use Google Forms to create quizzes. Follow these 5 steps each time you create a formative assessment to help make the process easier! Google Forms Quiz

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In a formative assessment classroom, should there be grading? #edchat #formativeassessment

In a formative assessment classroom, should there be grading? #edchat #formativeassessment | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it

In a formative assessment classroom, do grades play a role? If so, who should be graded and how?

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Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Formative Assessments Are Easier Than You Think!

Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Formative Assessments Are Easier Than You Think! | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it

Formative assessment is easier than you think in a digital environment. Teacher Steven Anderson reviews how to use web-based tools like Poll Everywhere and Socrative to assess connected learners:


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10 Ways To Get Your Students Talking About The Lesson 

10 Ways To Get Your Students Talking About The Lesson  | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
We know that when students talk about what they learning, they learn more deeply. Here's how you can facilitate that discussion.

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10 Innovative Formative Assessment Examples for Teachers

10 Innovative Formative Assessment Examples for Teachers | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
If you're looking for some innovative formative assessment strategies, you'll find some great ideas in this article. Try them out in your own classroom.

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Response: Making Grading Practices 'Specific, Constructive & Timely'

Response: Making Grading Practices 'Specific, Constructive & Timely' | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
Myron Dueck, Kristina Doubet, Jessica A. Hockett, Roxanna Elden, Mark Barnes and Bill Ivey share their suggestions on effective grading practices.
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5 Steps to do When Using Google Forms for Formative Assessment - Teacher Tech | Keeping up with Ed Tech

5 Steps to do When Using Google Forms for Formative Assessment - Teacher Tech | Keeping up with Ed Tech | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
Use Google Forms to create quizzes. Follow these 5 steps each time you create a formative assessment to help make the process easier! Google Forms Quiz | Keeping up with Ed Tech
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5-Minute Film Festival: Freedom to Fail Forward

5-Minute Film Festival: Freedom to Fail Forward | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
Knowing how to learn from failure can be a key to success. In this playlist, VideoAmy curates the best videos and resources for encouraging students to be resilient and embrace mistakes.
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Do We Actually Know What Formative Assessment Is?

Do We Actually Know What Formative Assessment Is? | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
We caught up with regular edCircuit contributor, Howard Pitler, at the ASCD annual conference to discuss what is and is not formative assessment in
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Math Journals as Formative Assessment

Math Journals as Formative Assessment | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
I’m a huge fan of writing in math class! While I was teaching, I had my fifth graders write in their math journals every single day.
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Using the Rule of Three for Learning

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The Rule of Three for learning establishes the requirement that students be given the opportunity to learn something at least three times before they are expected to know it and apply it.
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Links to the work of Graham Nuthall: http://www.nzcer.org.nz/nzcerpress/hidden-lives-learners

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10 Team-Building Games For The First Day Of Class

10 Team-Building Games For The First Day Of Class | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
10 Team-Building Games For The First Day Of Class
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Collaborative Learning: Why Transforming Classrooms Into Collaboration Rooms Can Make A Big Difference

Collaborative Learning: Why Transforming Classrooms Into Collaboration Rooms Can Make A Big Difference | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
Want to know why transforming classrooms into collaboration rooms can make a big difference? Check why Collaborative Learning is so important. 

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The core component of every successfull collaboration is the design of the activity, no matter the tool
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Difference Between Formative and Summative assessment

Formative vs summative assessment teaching excellence . , . . . . Formative vs summative assessment teaching excellence cmu.Edu teaching assessment formative...

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Teachers' Favorite Formative Assessment Tools

Teachers' Favorite Formative Assessment Tools | Formative Assessment for Learning | Scoop.it
Looking for a new way to check for understanding? These digital formative assessment tools were all highly rated by teachers on Graphite.
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