"The topic of formative assessment is something that is often discussed in education today. Personally, I have found myself involved in many conversations with colleagues during professional development sessions, at conferences, and even in Twitter chats. The focus is typically on how to assess student learning efficiently and effectively. A big part of these discussions is focused on finding the right “tool” to use for assessing students, which does not necessarily imply that the tool has to be technologically based. An even more important focus in these discussions is determining how to use the data that the formative assessment gives us to provide authentic, timely and meaningful feedback to the students which will positively impact their learning, personal goal setting, and growth..." Read more.
By: Rachelle Dene Poth
Published: March 9, 2018